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Which live markets can I invest in with a TD Direct Investing account?

You can trade on 17 International markets with TD Direct Investing. Trade on 15 markets online and by telephone and an additional 2 by telephone only, as follows:

Region Live Markets available Market access Settlement
USA New York (NYSE)
American Stock Exchange (AMEX)
Online & Telephone T+3
Canada Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)
Venture Exchange
Online & Telephone T+3
Europe France - Paris Euronext
Belgium - Brussels Euronext
Germany - Frankfurt Xetra
Ireland - Irish Stock Exchange
Italy - Milan Stock Exchange
Netherlands - Amsterdam Euronext
Spain - Madrid
Online & Telephone T+2
(Spain T+3)
Asia/Pacific Australia Stock Exchange
Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Singapore Stock Exchange
Online & Telephone T+3
(Hong Kong T+2)
Europe SIX Swiss Exchange
Sweden - Stockholm
Telephone only T+2

International Markets Opening Hours

Market Local Time GMT BST
USA 09:30-16:00
(16:15 US Index Shares)
(21:15 US Index Shares)
Canada 09:30-16:00 14:30-21:00 N/A
France 09:00-17:35 08:00-16:35 N/A
Belgium 09:00-17:30 08:00-16:30 N/A
Germany 08:50-17:30 07:50-16:30 N/A
Italy 09:00-17:35 08:00-16:35 N/A
Netherlands 09:00-17:30 08:00-16:30 N/A
Spain 09:00-17:30 08:00-16:30 N/A
Australia 10:00-16:00 23:00-05:00 01:00-07:00
Hong Kong 09:30-16:00
(Lunch 12:00-13:00)
01:30-08:00 02:30-09:00
Singapore 09:00-17:00 01:00-09:00 02:00-10:00
Switzerland 09:00-17:30 08:00-16:30 N/A
Sweden 09:00-17:30 08:00-16:30 N/A
Ireland 08.00-16.30 08:00-16:30 N/A

United States Dealing

If you wish to invest in US (United States) stocks and shares, you will need to complete the appropriate W-8BEN form, which can be found here.

Start Investing in International Stocks

TD offers a range of accounts which can be used to trade on international exchanges:


  • The value of your investments can go down as well as up. You may not get back all the funds that you invest.
  • INTERNATIONAL TRADING: Foreign markets will involve different risks from the UK markets. In some cases the risks will be greater.
  • The potential for profit or loss from transactions on international markets or in foreign denominated currencies will be affected by fluctuations in exchange rates.
  • Performance of investment products is not guaranteed and the value of your investment may go down as well as up and you may not get back all that you invest.
  • If you are unsure about any aspects of the features or risks of these products, you should obtain advice from a qualified financial adviser.
  • International Trading Markets available and their opening.
  • TAX EFFICIENT PRODUCTS: Please note the tax treatment of these products depends on the individual circumstances of each customer and may be subject to change in future.