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How to register and re-register for a Financial Times account

A guide showing you how to register and re-register for an account on the Financial Times website.

The Financial Times online (FT.com) 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.
  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.
  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.
     
  6. You will be redirected to the City, University of London Login Page. Enter your City username (e.g. abcd123) and password into the fields.
  7. Select the Login button.
  8. Complete the registration form. Make sure you use your City email address.
  9. Accept the terms and conditions and select Continue.
  10. Check your City, University of London email account. You will receive a Welcome email from the FT.
  11. Please complete setting up your FT account by creating a password. Select the Set a password button within the email.
  12. Create your password and select Submit.
  13. You can now access FT.com 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 FT.com 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.