International investing

Getting started with international investing

Find answers to common questions about international investing in the Investment FAQ, including holding foreign stocks in an ISA or SIPP, understanding ADRs and GDRs, finding data for international stocks, avoiding the tax trap on foreign funds and CREST Depository Interests explained.


Looking for a stock broker? Search the broker directory or try one of the comparison tables on the right.

International brokers

Stock brokers that can deal in international shares from the UK, the USA, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Cheap stock trading

Discount stock brokers for local stock trading in the UK, the USA, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Offshore accounts

How to open a non-resident brokerage account in Singapore.

Safety first

What protects your investments if a stock broker goes bust.

Cheaper currencies

Get a better deal when changing currencies.