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TD Trading Account

Account Features

Wide choice of investment options including UK and International shares, funds, gilts & bonds.

Tools, research and real time quotes to support your investment decisions.

Free shareholder rights service lets you attend shareholder meetings, receive report and accounts and vote online.

Advanced Trading Platform directly through your TD Trading Account and build your own customised dashboard.

Stay in control if you're away with flexible order types and email or sms price alerts.

Manage your portfolio and trade on the move with our free smartphone and tablet apps.

Manage your money conveniently in multiple currencies such as US Dollars, Euros or Sterling.

Automatic dividend re-investment service for FTSE 350 companies.

Getting started

£0 to open your TD Trading Account

You can add money to your account by:

Debit card (min £100 deposit)

Deposit share certificates

Transfer investments from another provider

Take a tour

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Transferring to us

Consolidate your portfolio

One log in, one password

Track your transfer online

Dedicated transfer support team

Learn more about DIY Investing & Shares

Explore our range of guides & videos to support your investment goals and help you be a better trader.

Tools to help you trade

Stock Watch

Monitor, practice and test your trading strategies using our stockwatch tool.

Trade on the move with your mobile apps

Trade, get quotes manage your portfolio and access all your research tools with a touch of a button.

TD Recommended Funds

Too many funds to choose from? We've created a range of single asset funds which we've identified as stand-out funds.

Extra features

Order types

Market, limit, stop loss and fill or kill order types help you keep control of your investments when you can't constantly monitor share prices. By setting the required specifications your trade will be automatically processed, but may not be guaranteed.

Set the order type that you'd like when you are making your trade.

Divident reinvestment

Automatically reinvest dividends on eligible FTSE 350 stocks for £1.50 at the click of a button. Please note that Stamp Duty and PTM levy will be charged on this reinvestment if applicable.

Price alerts

Set up to 10 free price alerts at a level you determine, but please remember this is not guaranteed. If your target price is reached, we'll send you an email or text message to let you know.

Shareholder rights

Vote online on decisions direct affecting your shareholdings, attend shareholder meetings and receive company reports and accounts.

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Before you apply, there are a few things you need to be aware of

Our services are execution only. Together with our partners we also provide opinions on whether to buy a specific investment. None of the opinions we provide are a personal recommendation. We have not assessed your investing knowledge and experience, your financial situation or your investment objectives.


All investments carry a varying degree of risk and it's important you understand the nature of these risk.

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Your money and investments

It's important to understand how your money and investments will be held and investments protection schemes that apply.

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Conflicts of interest

We have a policy that identifies circumstances which may give rise to conflicts of interest.

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Terms of service

Before you open an account with us you will be asked to confirm that you have read our terms of service.

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Share dealing costs

Account Fee

£20.00 + VAT
(every 6 months)


If you've traded.

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For buying or selling funds online

Funds Platform fee up to £250,000*

Funds Platform fee over £250,000*

* Maximum charge £1,500 per account per year. Other fund manager charges may apply.

Best Education/Resources 2014

View our full rates and charges

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Apply now and start investing today

The application will only take
about 10 minutes

Where to look?

Login > Products/Services > Open New Account

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We want to make sure that you're comfortable with the risks of Trading Accounts, so please remember that the value of your investments can go down as well as up and you may not get back all the money you put in.

If you're unsure about the suitability of a particular investment or think you need a personal recommendation, you should speak to a suitably qualified financial adviser.

What you'll need:

Your address details for the past 3 years

Your debit card details

A valid UK contact number

A valid email address

Your employer details, including the address

Your national insurance number (if applicable)


Apply by phone

0845 607 6002

Monday-Friday 07:30-21:00
Saturday 09:00-15:00

Apply by post

Download the form and return it to:

Customer Accounts Dept.,
TD Direct Investing,
Exchange Court,
Duncombe Street,
Leeds, LS1 4AX

Other accounts we offer

We offer a wide range of account types, with something to suit every investment need. To equip you with all the information you need to choose the right account for you, you'll find a wealth of useful information to get you started.

The value of your investments and the income derived from them may go down as well as up. You may not get back all the money that you invest.

Still can't find what you're looking for?

Email us

If you can’t find the answer you were looking for in our FAQ’s – please email us with your enquiry.

Call us

0845 607 6002

Monday-Friday 07:30-21:00
Saturday 09:00-15:00

Write to us

Customer Resolution,
TD Direct Investing (Europe) Limited
Exchange Court,
Duncombe Street,
Leeds, LS1 4AX

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Top 3 TD customers' UK Buys and Sells

Week commencing Monday 11th May 2015

  Top 3 Buys Top 3 Sells
1 New World Oil & Gas PLC - NEW New World Oil & Gas PLC - NEW
2 Lloyds Banking Group PLC - LLOY Easyjet PLC - EZJ
3 Barclays PLC - BARC GlaxoSmithKline PLC - GSK
See all Top Buys and Sells

The Top Ten Buys and Sells should not be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell any particular bond or stock, and it is not intended to offer any form of advice. Instead it is simply an indication of the general buying and selling trends amongst some TD customers, observed during the period stated.

Things to know before you apply


All investments carry a varying degree of risk and it's important you understand the nature and risks of the different investments available through TD Direct Investing. Please bear in mind that you may not get back the money you invest and you should not view the past performance of investments as a guide to their future performance.

Your money and investments

Before applying for an account it's important you understand how your money and investments will be held and the investor protection schemes that apply. We will hold your money in accordance with the FCA's client money rules and we may pool your investment with those of other customers.

Conflicts of interest

We have a conflicts of interest policy that identifies circumstances that constitute, or may give rise to, conflicts of interest which pose material risk of damage to one or more of our customers.

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