Interactive Investor

Buying and selling investments

You can buy and sell investments using your online account in a few simple steps:

  • Select Trading > Trade Now from the menu
  • Select the investment type and the account you wish to trade in
  • Find the investment you want to trade using its name, symbol or SEDOL code
  • Click to Buy or Sell
  • Select to trade by shares or cash amount. Then enter the quantity you wish to buy or sell
  • You can also change the settlement period and order type by clicking on the More Trade Options icon
  • Click Preview Order to get a quote for your order which is valid for 15 seconds
  • If you are happy with the price, click Place Order to confirm your trade
Placing a Trade