Investments

Investing money needs careful consideration and you need to be absolutely sure of the risks involved. This section provides generic information on different types of saving & investment. You should seek advice appropriate to your specific circumstances prior to making any decisions.


Asset-backed Investments

Asset-backed Investments

There are many different asset-backed investments open to the individual investor. Each type has own specific risks, benefits and taxation treatment.

Deposit Based Investment

Deposit Based Investment

There are various deposit-based investment vehicles available in the marketplace. Many customers will have money on deposit either with a bank or building society.

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

Under the so-called 'New ISA' (or NISA), Cash ISAs and Stocks and Shares ISAs have effectively been merged, with the overall combined limit in 2021/22 at £20,000, while several new ISA variants, offer savings "bonuses".

Investment Overview

Investment Overview

This at-a-glance guide is intended to give you a quick snapshot of a range of different investment vehicles available.

Platforms

Platforms

A platform brings together your investments and pensions online, allowing you to view them in one place – a bit like online banking.

Markets

Insiders just spent £250k+ on these FTSE stocks, which suggests they expect them to rise. Edward Sheldon looks at whether he should buy the shares too.
The BT Group share price is on fire this morning after rumours of a potential acquisition emerged. Zaven Boyrazian investigates.
Friday saw the FTSE 100's largest one-day decline since June 2020. These five stocks lost 10% to 15% last week. I'd buy one of these losers today.
London stocks were set to rise at the open on Monday following the heavy selloff at the end of last week on the back of worries about the new Omicron Covid variant.