Advance Guide for Strategy Provider in Exness Social Trading

Advance Guide for Strategy Provider in Exness Social Trading


Exploring the Strategy Page

Like a pilot understands their navigational instruments, an investor needs to understand the tools, metrics and options available to them in order for their copied trades to soar. Likewise, a strategy provider hoping to have their trades copied must know what investors look for from their strategies.

Join us as we take a deeper look at the tools, metrics and more presented by a strategy page:


Opening a strategy page

  • Log in to the Social Trading app.
  • Browse the available strategies presented, or filter strategies based on your preferences
  • Select your chosen strategy.

At the top of any strategy, it is possible to favourite or share a strategy; simply tap the star or sharing icon respectively.

The Overview Tab

The first tab you’re presented with is the Overview Tab, which details important things to consider.

Risk Score

The risk score reflects the level of risk taken. The higher the score, the greater the risk and chance of making money, or losing money more rapidly.

  • Moderate: 1-5
  • High: 6-8
  • Extra High: 9-10

Return

This charts the growth seen in the strategy. Return is updated daily with statistics that calculate the change in a strategy’s equity from the beginning of the month until the end of the month.

Details

This area will share preferences set by the strategy provider as well as the engagement this strategy has earned.

Commission

This shows the amount of commission paid by investors to the strategy provider when an investment returns a profit.

Leverage

A ratio of the strategy provider’s own funds to borrowed funds, which are invested in a strategy. Higher leverage means increased exposure to the markets due to increase in contract size. Please note, leverage does not impact the Risk Score.

Investors

This shows how many investors are currently copying this strategy.

Equity

This is the total value of the account if all positions are closed; it also shows the account currency of the strategy.

Description

This is written by the strategy provider, providing more information about the strategy; this is a good opportunity to understand the style of the strategy provider. You can also see when a strategy was created from here.

Symbols

Shows the ratio of which instruments are traded by the strategy provider as a percentage.

About trader

Gives more detailed information about the strategy provider.

Trading Period

This is a set amount of time between commission payments and ends on the last Friday of the month.

The Statistics Tab

Welcome to the statistics tab, where all the data lives and is broken down for your consideration.

This tab is split into 3 important sections:

  • Return
  • Equity
  • Drawdown

These present a more in-depth look at the respective metric with the ability to set the time frame to look at by tapping any number of the options at the bottom of the graph.

News Feed

The News Feed is where the strategy provider (the owner of the strategy) communicates with his investors. As general advice it is recommended that you check this space when considering a strategy, as an active and engaging strategy provider may build a strong relationship with their investors.

The Orders Tab

Here is where active and archived orders are collected, under open orders and history respectively.

Each entry here can be tapped on to be expanded for more in-depth information about the order.

Great, now that you understand what to expect from a strategy, you can choose the perfect strategy to suit your trading style

with confidence.

 

What are the benefits of being a strategy provider?

As a strategy provider, the potential to earn more profit as you trade normally is an exciting benefit. You can do all this with the same award-winning support and infrastructure Exness provides to all, and there are even two account types to choose from, namely Social Pro and Social Standard accounts. If you already have an Exness account, it may even be possible to use your current login and password to sign up for Social Trading as a strategy provider.

Some more exciting benefits to a strategy provider:

  1. Networking: build up a network of investors by creating successful strategies.
  2. Track your record: establish yourself as a top strategist with a proven track record.
  3. Offers convenience: trade on-the-go, as the Social Trading app is mobile and doesn’t require additional platforms to work.
  4. Monthly payouts: commission is paid regularly at the end of a trading period for all profitable investments.
  5. Control your strategy: you can choose the commission rate that suits you best.

With all these exciting benefits, it’s clear that becoming a strategy provider is the right call.
 

What can a strategy provider trade on?

As a strategy provider with Exness, you can trade on a wide variety of instruments.

Please find a list of the groups below:

  • Forex currency pairs
  • Metals like Gold and Silver
  • Cryptocurrencies - Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin

Here are the symbol groups split by account type, as found on MetaTrader 4:

Account type Symbol group Instruments
Social Standard
  • Forex_group
  • Crypto
  • Forex currency pairs including gold and silver with market execution
  • Cryptocurrencies with market execution
Social Pro
  • Forex
  • Crypto
  • Forex currency pairs including gold and silver with instant execution
  • Cryptocurrencies with market execution


What do I need to do to open a strategy provider account?

First of all, as a strategy provider, you need to register a Personal Area on the Exness website with an email address and phone number. Once that is done, click on the Social trading tab and follow these steps:

  1. Click on Create new strategy and set up strategy name, password and description.
  2. Choose an account type: Social Standard or Social Pro as per your minimum deposit preference.
  3. Set the Commission% and your preferable leverage. Your account currency is set as USD.
  4. You will now be given an account number and server details for your account. These credentials are to be used while logging in to trading platforms.
  5. Make a deposit using a wide range of payment options and you are good to go.

You could also watch this video that illustrates all the above steps.

If you are facing any difficulty with finding your strategy on the Social Trading application, please check out this article.


Do I need to verify my documents?

At Exness, we lay a lot of emphasis on client profile verification. Thus, as a strategy provider, you are required to fully verify your documents before your strategy is made visible on the Social Trading application.

KYC includes the following three steps:

  1. Submit POI (Proof of Identity)
  2. Submit POR (Proof of Residence)
  3. Complete Economic Profile

Verification is required only once for your entire Personal Area.

If you are facing issues with verification, feel free to contact our friendly Support Team.


How does a Strategy Provider verify documents?

In order to be a strategy provider in Exness, complete profile verification is required. This entails Proof of Identity (POI), Proof of Residence (POR) and Economic Profile verification.

Let us take a look at the steps involved:

  1. Log in to the Exness Personal Area.
  2. Click on ‘Verify your Profile’ in the pop up banner on top.
  3. You will be asked to verify your identity first, if you haven’t already verified it.

              a.Complete the details, upload your POI, then tap Next.

  1. You will then be asked to verify your residence.

              a.Complete the details, upload your POR.

  1. You will be asked to verify your Economic Profile documents to complete the process.


How to share a strategys direct link?

Sharing a strategy with investors online is a great way to potentially attract more attention to it. If you would like to find out how, follow these steps to find and share a strategy with a direct link.

To find your strategy’s link:

  1. Visit the Social Trading website.
  2. Browse strategies, keeping an eye out for your own; select it when found.
  3. The URL shown is your strategy’s direct URL.
We recommend bookmarking your strategy, as it becomes much easier to access.

Sharing process:

When you share a strategy’s direct URL with an investor, this is what happens:

  1. An investor clicks the link, opening the strategy on the Social Trading website.
  2. The strategy presents an opportunity to Start Copying.
  3. When selected, one of two things will happen depending on the investor.

If the investor does not have the Social Trading App:

  1. They will be redirected to their app store, depending on the mobile device used.
  2. They can download and install the app at this stage.
  3. When they start the Social Trading app, they will be taken to the strategy.
  4. If the strategy is not shown, use the direct link again and it will open in the Social Trading app.

If the investor already has the Social Trading App installed:

  1. They will be redirected to the Social Trading app.
  2. If the app is not opened, find your browser settings for where to open web-links and choose "Open in Social Trading". If your browser doesnt have this setting. copy the direct link and paste it to the address line of your browser - the Social Trading App will now open the strategy.

Now you can share the strategy’s direct URL with ease.

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