About NatWest Stockbrokers

BrokerLine is NatWest Stockbrokers' Internet and telephone share dealing service maintained by TD Waterhouse, [ now TD Direct Investing ] providing regular dealers with a fast and easy-to-use service. Commission for each individual transaction, with a minimum fee of 12 as follows:

  • Advantage Premier Dealing cost reductions
  • Special Unit Trust commission rates
  • Deal with one of the UK's leading stockbrokers
  • Self Select ISAs and PEPs
  • React quickly to market opportunities from the comfort of your own home or office
  • Pay for deals from your own bank account - no need to set up a special account or deposit money with us
  • Place dealing instructions 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
  • During market hours,deal at guaranteed, real-time prices in over 1,400 leading UK stocks
  • Access up-to-date news, key market indices and company information
  • Follow the progress of your shares online and track the developments of stocks which interest you
  • Join one service and have access to both telephone and Internet share dealing
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Shareholding Options

With BrokerLine you can hold your shares electronically through their CREST Personal Membership or their Nominee Service: alternatively you can deal using share certificates. Both the CREST and Nominee services are ideal for regular dealers (five times or more per year), while dealing using share certificates is more suited to those who trade only once in a while.

How you hold your shares will determine how fast your trades are settled, the charges you pay and whether or not the shares are registered in your name.

Instant ShareDealing in NatWest branches

As well as Online and Telephone dealing you can deal 'on the spot' in over 1000 leading shares in over 370 NatWest Branches. This service is available from Monday to Friday, until 4.15pm, remember, you do not need to bank with NatWest to use the service.

BrokerLine Self-Select ISA

BrokerLine Self-Select ISA allow you to choose from over 800 funds & many have no initial charge as part of a Fund Supermarket. Investment growth within the ISA is free of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and proceeds are tax-free. There are zero ISA administration fee on account valuations of 10,000 or more and you may buy and sell shares online or over the phone

Trade equities online for a flat rate of 15 per trade and trade in UK and international shares, unit trusts, OEICs, investment trusts, bonds, gilts, ETFs and new issues Fund supermarket, which features funds from leading investment houses at specially reduced fees (some as low as 0%)

Like most online providers BrokerLine Self-Select ISA offers 24 hours a day Paperless trading - shares are held electronically and there is no need for paper share certificates. Trades are settled usually in just three working days. Extended settlement is also possible and you may receive alerts by email or text message when share prices change Use virtual portfolio.

natweststockbrokers.co.uk is maintained by TD Waterhouse. BrokerLine is provided by NatWest Stockbrokers Limited, which is operated by a joint venture between The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

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Stockbrokers Costs

Questions to consider if you are opening an online stockbroking account

Dealing costs The actual cost of placing an individual buy/sell order. There is stamp duty also at the prevailing rate but only on buys. Allways check that cheap dealing offers dont have high admin charges.

Admin charges Normally charged quarterly. When calculating real cost look at number of deals likely per year and then add in this admin cost.

Transfer costs Check costs to transfer in and out shares, share certificates and other charges must also be considered when evaluating costs.

Online or telephone dealing Nearly all brokers now offer some form of Online dealing with telephone as optional back-up. Some Online systems have some human interface and others are 100% automated.

Holding share certificates Outside of accounts avoids admin charges. Ok if you are likely to be a long term share holder (years not months).

Broker support How much info can the broker offer you? Will he offer advice and recommendations or is his service completely without support.

Broker speciality Information Some will offer Real-time share prices, trades information, news and feedback direct from the trading floor, live market data.