Trading Ideas and Tools

Tips and Ideas

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

Stock Search and Fact Sheets

If you know what you’re looking for, search for a share and read the research

Ready Made Options

If you'd like some help choosing where to invest we've a number of ready made selections for you to consider and research. Choose from fund-only selections or portfolios including both funds and investment trusts.

Stock Filter and Fund Filter

Get a shortlist of shares or funds to research, based on your own priorities and trading criteria with our stock filter and fund filter tool.

Stock filter

Fund filter

Winners and Losers

See which shares and which sectors have been the winners and losers today and over the last year.

See our shares winners and losers table

winners and losers

Most Bought and Sold Funds and Shares

Find out which funds and shares our investors are trading.

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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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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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£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.
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