Research and Tools

Tips and Ideas

Our articles and videos will provide a wealth of market and company news, analysis and tips. All to help you decide where to trade right now.

Share Your Trading Ideas With Other Investors

We have one of the longest standing, most vibrant trading communities. Join the debate with our experienced traders, see what other people are talking about and investing in, and follow the traders you most like.

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Technical Insight - Charting and Investigative Tools

Complements your investment research

  • Use it to identify when you may want to buy or sell
  • Set-up event alerts so you can act on technical triggers
  • A full suite if educational material helps you make the most of the tool
  • Screen stocks according to technical insights

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Find Shares and Funds

  • See which shares and which sectors have been the winners and losers
  • Get a shortlist of shares to research with our stock filter
  • Get a shortlist of funds to research from our universe of over 4,000 funds with our various tools

Ready-made Fund Selections

See our selection of hand-picked diversified fund selections across different investing themes. You’ll pay one £10 per investment transaction (or use £10 of your quarterly credit).

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Level 2 Data

All for a low cost price of just £24 (including VAT) per month (includes London Stock Exchange license fee for private investors of £6 per month)

Our Level 2 product benefits include:

  • LSE Level 2 (market-depth) data
  • Track your investments and access research data with ease
  • Extensive features with no software installation required
  • LSE Level 1 (real-time) streaming trades and prices
  • 15 minute delayed Nasdaq & NYSE data

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Please be aware of the risks involved. The value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change. If in any doubt, please seek advice.

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Awards and Recognition


  • Best Consumer Platform – Aberdeen UK Platform Awards
  • Awarded Best Market Newsletter – City of London Wealth Management Awards
  • Rated first for the cost of our service and the quality of our content – The Platforum Guide 2013


  • Our new pricing was featured as Deal of the Week in June 2012 - Financial Times
  • Ranked first out of 23 fund supermarkets in May 2012 - Which? Magazine


  • Voted Winner – Value for money - Investment Trends – July 2011

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£5 Frequent Trader Rate

Introducing our £5 frequent trader rate. Make 10 UK equity trades within a month, and any further UK equity trades in that month will be charged at £5.
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Mobile Trading

Respond to breaking news, wherever you are, with our new web app. Review your holdings, search for shares and trade on the move.
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Open a Self-Select ISA

Open a self-select ISA and invest in funds, shares, ETFs and investment trusts - tax efficiently and with low cost trading and no ISA administration fee.
Open a self-select ISA