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promotional offer

Trade for just £2 till 2016. Terms and conditions apply.

why us

£10 for all UK and international shares.
We reward our frequent traders with a discount rate of just £5.
Buy UK shares for only £1.50 with our regular investment service.
We charge a £20 quarterly fee, but this covers your first two trades every quarter.
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new to shares?

Understand what shares are, how to go about researching them, and how to buy them once you have picked your favourite.

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where can I invest?

Your Interactive Investor account lets you invest in a huge range of investment instruments, across a wide choice of UK and global stockmarkets.

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share search

If you know what you're looking for, search for a share and read the research.

mobile trading

With our IOS and Android apps you can stay in the know and keep trading wherever you are.

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transfer to us

Transfer your investments to us so you can take advantage of our straightforward pricing and award-winning platform.

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terms and conditions

1. This promotion applies only to new customers who open an account between 12:01am 17 November 2015 and 11.59pm 4 January 2016 (eligible customers). For the avoidance of doubt, this offer is not available to existing customers who open an additional account.
2. For eligible customers, the offer is for all eligible trades to be charged dealing commission at a flat rate of £2.
3. Eligible trades are those which are placed online or over the telephone (e.g. sales and/or purchases of equities, funds, ETFs etc. whether or not for immediate execution) and executed during the period from account opening until 11.59pm on the 4 January 2016, Dividend Reinvestment purchases are excluded.
4. Eligible trades can be placed in a General Investment Account, Shares ISA, Junior ISA or SIPP.
5. For the avoidance of doubt, all trades placed before, but executed after market close on 4 January 2016, and all trades placed and executed from 5 January 2016, will be charged at the rate applicable to you at the time of execution, as set out in our Charges.
6. The quarterly account fee for the period to end March 2016 will be charged on 9 January 2016 and the associated dealing commission credit added to your account for use during that period.
7. All trades, whether or not at the promotional rate, are subject our Terms and Conditions and other costs may apply (e.g. Stamp Duty, PTM levy, International trade FX margin) as set out in our Charges.
8. Customers who are re-opening an account with Interactive Investor must have had their account closed for a minimum of 30 days when they reapply. If you are within the 30 calendar days the promotional rate will be removed from your account, any difference in trading commission between promotional rate and standard rate will be taken and the standard rate applied to future trades.
9. Interactive Investor reserves the right to amend or withdraw this promotion without prior notice at any time.


We have 20 years' experience of helping people invest online and are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. All customer investments are held electronically. If you have cash in your account this is entirely separate from the company's finances and Interactive Investor has no access to those assets. Your cash and holdings are protected up to the limits provided by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and a full set of accounts and shareholder information is available at Companies House. With secure customer log in and encrypted data throughout, we offer a service you can rely on.

knowing the risks

The value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change. If in any doubt, please seek advice.

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