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General FAQs


Where do I find a list of all the current London Stock Exchange trading prices and contracts?
Follow the link for pricing information for trading services, membership, and certain communication and information services.

How can I meet my post-trade reporting obligations whether trading on or off Exchange?
The European Trade Reporting (ETR) service (TradElect segment ITR) is a new pan-European trade reporting service which offers a one stop shop for all European equity delivered on the Exchange’s next generation trading technology.

For more information on the ETR service please follow the link.
For a list of weekly updated ITR securities follow the link.

How can I meet my transaction reporting requirement by using the London Stock Exchange’s UnaVista Service?

UnaVista is the London Stock Exchange’s Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM), it is a hosted transaction reporting service that provides stringent validation across all reportable asset types, including the new Aii code. UnaVista can be used across multiple markets to report to multiple regulators across Europe, including the FSA, AFM and AMF.

If you want to find out more about UnaVista Transaction Reporting, you can view videos and articles on the UnaVista website at http://unavista.londonstockexchangegroup.com or feel free to contact the team at +44 (0)20 7797 1214 or unavistareporting@lseg.com

How can I become a Member of the London Stock Exchange?

Membership of the London Stock Exchange offers you direct access to world’s most foremost international exchange. Working in partnership with you, we will help you to build a business case and, where necessary, discuss how you can evolve your business model to operate as a member.

We will focus on helping you understand the benefits, costs and considerations for Membership, specifically:

  • The regulatory requirements for becoming a member
  • The Exchange’s trading services and MiFID
  • Connectivity to the Exchange’s trading and information services
  • Options for clearing and settling your transactions

To become a Member of the London Stock Exchange you will need to complete a Membership application form which can be found here, along with all the relevant information required for Membership. Before submitting an application to the Exchange we highly recommend that you contact the Membership Team to discuss the process and requirements of becoming a member on: membership@lseg.com or call +44 (0)20 7797 1374.

Can individuals become members of the Exchange?
Private persons can not trade directly on the London Stock Exchange and to become a member, you must meet a number of requirement’s which can be found above and relate to authorised/exempt firms not approved/exempt individuals. If you wish to begin trading as a private investor you should contact one of the London Stock Exchange's retail member firms.

Where can I find a list of all the current members of the London Stock Exchange?
Member firm information sheets (MFIS) are issued regularly by the London Stock Exchange and contain information about member firm business profile changes, name changes and trading code amendments. Click on the link to access the London Stock Exchange member firm directory.

If a member firm wishes to update any contact email addresses or to query any Member Firm Information Sheet, please contact the Client Implementation Team on clientimplementation@lseg.com or +44 (0)20 7797 3232.

Where can I gain further information on Intermediary Relief?
Intermediary Relief is a self-declaration from the firm that they meet the necessary exemptions set out by the Inland Revenue in regards to Stamp Duty payable on equities. The London Stock Exchange does not offer advice or grant Intermediary Relief itself but will forward your self-declaration direct to the Inland Revenue, and ensure that your intermediary status is recorded appropriately.
For further information on the current status of obtaining Intermediary Relief please visit the Inland Revenue web site at www.hmrc.gov.uk

If you wish to forward your completed self-declaration letter, please address it to Client Implementation on clientimplementation@lseg.com or call on +44 (0)20 7797 3232, if you have any queries.

Where can I find information on the Exchange’s Primary Markets and a list of all companies admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange? For information on the Main Market (MM), Alternative Investment Market (AIM), Professional Securities Market (PSM) or the Specialist Fund Market, please click here. A complete list of all companies admitted to trading any of our Primary Markets can be found by clicking on the link.

Where can I find information and a list of the current Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) trading on the London Stock Exchange?
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) give investors the chance to buy whole indices as easily as buying a share on the London Stock Exchange. Eligible for inclusion in ISAs but attracting no stamp duty, ETFs have the lowest annual charges of all collective investment schemes. With ETFs you can invest in major global and European sector indices, such as the FTSE100 and the S&P 500. For more information on trading ETFs please follow the link.
An up to date list of stock names and monthly analysis of all ETFs currently trading can be found by following the link.

How do I sign up to receive Service Announcements?
Service Announcements provide notification and advice on changes to our Trading and Information Systems and are the primary means of our market communication in the event of an incident. If you wish to receive regular Service Announcements from the Exchange, please email market supervision on mktops_supervision@lseg.com.

How can I obtain detailed trading charge information for my firm?
You will need to register for Itemised Trading Charges (ITC). This is a free service for member firms allowing you to:

  • access reports on exchange charge, order execution and management charges for each trading day from 1 April, across a broad range of markets
  • see the detail behind invoices received.
  • For more information on ITC click on the link.

To sign up for ITC service you should complete and return an ITC Contract and Terms and Conditions to Client Implementation Team.



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