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

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London’s FTSE 100 was up 1% at 7,083.16 in afternoon trade on Thursday as investors sifted through an avalanche of earnings.
London stocks were set for a muted open on Thursday as investors mull the latest policy announcement from the US Federal Reserve and wade through an avalanche of earnings.