Buying international shares with a share dealing account allows you to trade shares on stock exchanges in other countries. This may include the New York Stock Exchange, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, or European markets, such as Euronext Paris.
Investors can also gain exposure to international shares through Exchange Traded Funds which may be listed on the London Stock Exchange but hold shares listed in other countries.
As well as buying international shares, share dealing accounts will allow you to buy shares listed in the UK and other assets such as UK government gilts. Other services may include:
- Ability to manage your account online or by phone
- Research tools, market news and alerts
Use the table above to compare leading share dealing accounts and find out more about what providers can offer.