Fool.co.uk launches one-stop shop Share Dealing Service

Dec. 8, 2006 – The Motley Fool, www.Fool.co.uk is pleased to announce the launch of its Share Dealing Service.

The new offering will allow customers to buy and sell UK shares for just £10 a trade. (International shares will cost £17.50 per trade.) There are no annual fees and no hidden charges. Additionally, you can run a cash management account alongside your trading accounts, which means that you will earn interest while you wait to find the right shares to buy.

Customers can also opt for a ShareBuilder service that only costs £1.50 per purchase. With ShareBuilder customers can build a portfolio gradually by buying shares on a set day four times a month. The best part of ShareBuilder is that customers can invest as little or as much as they want.

Saul Devine, Managing Director at Fool.co.uk comments: “The Motley Fool recognises that investing in shares can be one of the best ways to generate long-term returns. Through the Motley Fool Share Dealing Service we now provide a one-stop shop where customers can learn, get help and buy shares in one place.”

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For further information, please contact:

Sonia Rehill
PR Manager
DD: 020 7297 8159
soniar@fool.co.uk

Notes to Editors:

1.Risk Warning – The value of your investments and the income from them can go down as well as up. You may not get back the full amount you have invested. If you’re in any doubt about the suitability of an ISA, or whether to buy or sell shares, you should consult an appropriate Financial Adviser.

2.The Motley Fool Share Dealing Service is provided by Halifax Share Dealing Limited which is part of the HBOS Group. Registered in England No.3195646. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority, a Member of the London Stock Exchange and a HM Revenue and Customs approved PEP and ISA Manager.

3.The Motley Fool Limited is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Halifax Share Dealing Limited

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