Registering and re-registering for an account

Answered By: Jessica Wykes
Last Updated: 28 Feb 2024 Views: 31

The Financial Times online ( gives you access to the daily news focusing on international business and economics. It also provides access to company and market data and the FT ePaper which is the digital replica of the Financial Times printed newspaper from different countries including UK, Asia and USA.

Use your City email account to register for your FT account.

How to register for a Financial Times account

  1. Visit the Financial Times homepage.
  2. Select the Sign In link in the navigation bar.
    A screenshot of the Financial Times homepage described in steps 1 to 2 above.
  3. You will be taken to the FT's Sign in page. Enter your City email address in the first field and select the Next button.
    A screenshot of the sign in fields described in step 3 above.
  4. Your will see the message: "City, University of London has enabled single sign-on. This means you can sign in to your FT account while logged in to your City, University of London user account. An FT password is not required."
  5. Select the SSO Sign in button.
     A screenshot of the Single Sign in information described in steps 4 and 5 above.
  6. You will be redirected to the City, University of London Login Page. This will prompt you to enter your email address (, and your password.
  7. Complete the registration form. Make sure you use your City email address.
  8. Accept the terms and conditions and select Continue.
  9. Check your City, University of London email account. You will receive a Welcome email from the FT.
  10. Please complete setting up your FT account by creating a password. Select the Set a password button within the email.
    A screenshot with Welcome to the Financial Times message as described in step 10 above.
  11. Create your password and select Submit.
  12. You can now access using single sign-on. This means you can sign in to your FT account while logged in to your City, University of London user account and you do not have to use a FT password to sign in each time.

To re-register for a Financial Times account

  1. Follow steps 1-7 above.
  2. Once your FT account has been linked to Single Sign On, you will receive an email from the FT asking you to set a new password. To ensure the security of your account you need to reset your FT password. Your previous FT password will no longer be valid. Select the Set a new password button in the email. The link is valid for 24 hours.
    A screenshot of the Set a new password message described in step 2 above.

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