US & international share dealing
Access the main world exchanges through one account with our award-winning online trading and real-time foreign exchange (FX) services.
With global market conditions so variable, there has never been a better time to broaden your horizons and look overseas for investment ideas.
US stocks have had an incredible 12 months - and although that doesn’t guarantee future performance, there are still plenty of appealing opportunities for keen investors.
US & international share dealing with ii
We give you access to invest directly in over 40,000 US and international shares on 17 global exchanges.
We trade and settle directly with local exchanges to give you access to the widest range of securities and the best possible prices.
Convert currencies in real time when you trade or as a standalone foreign exchange (FX) transaction.
US and international shares are held in the same account as all your other investments.
Our UK-based team is available to help, Monday to Friday from 7.45am to 9pm.
The latest earnings season is underway in the United States. See who is reporting and when.
Multi award-winning service
We’ve won ‘Best International Share Dealing Service’ at the Shares Awards every year since 2017, and ADVFN’s ‘Best Stockbroker for International Dealing’ every year since 2018.
Reduce your FX costs
You also control when to convert your currency, which is really handy if you want to sell - locking in any profit you've made - when the rate of exchange isn't favourable.
See our full rates and charges for details of the relevant costs.
Please note, HMRC rules state cash held in an Stocks & Shares ISA may be held only in sterling.
Available international markets
With ii you can trade securities that are listed on 17 global exchanges in the following countries:
- North America: United States, Canada
- Europe: Ireland, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden*, Switzerland*
- Asia Pacific: Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore
* phone orders only
Before we can give you access to real-time quotes and prices on international markets, each exchange requires that users first agree to their terms for the supply of data. To keep things simple we’ve amalgamated all the exchange agreements, so there’s only one form to complete.
Where to look? log in > trading > trade now
United States dealing (W-8BEN form)
Before you can buy US listed shares, you need to complete a W-8BEN form.
You can now do this online by logging in and visiting our Useful Forms page.
Alternatively, you can can print and complete a paper W-8BEN form, then scan and return by secure message from your online account. Please be aware that this will take longer to process.