About Us

Mercato, based in Johannesburg and named after Africa’s largest open air market in Addis Ababa, is a leading investing services company and automated global electronic broker  who provides an alternative for investors who value the availability of one-on-one support as they execute their investing and trading strategies.

Why Mercato

Mercato represents an experienced team of professionals dedicated to supporting clients in the successful execution of their local and international investing strategy. Our skilled team provides support and guidance throughout our clients‘ investing or trading execution either through our online self-service or full service offering.


We never stop learning about our business, our world, or ourselves. We’re proud to offer opportunities for students and recent graduates who are ready to grow their careers with us.


We’ve compiled answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Maybe you’ll find what you need right here.