DIY Investing puts people with an interest in investing in the driving seat.
It is a low-cost way to become your own investment manager, where you get to make your own decisions with no fees going to a third-party agent.
Through a trading platform, you can build on your knowledge to construct, monitor and manage a portfolio.
Opening a Selftrade account online takes just 10 minutes.
Decide which account or accounts best suit your investment goals, invest your cash (just £50 will get you started) and you’re all set to start selecting your investments.
Selftrade is backed by Equiniti Group plc, a FTSE 250 listed company. It presents investment options from global markets, making it easy to build a diverse portfolio and then track its performance.
DIY investors take a hands-on approach to growing their wealth and are in it for the long-term.
With a world of investment opportunities at your fingertips, you can take advantage of Selftrade’s investor tools, helping you to narrow down, compare and select your investments.
But researching and constructing a balanced portfolio is just the beginning. The more you engage in the process, the more you’ll get out of it.
With 24/7 sight of how your investments are performing, you can actively monitor and rebalance as market conditions, your preferences and attitude to risk change.
Selftrade gives you access to over 8,000 investment options from a variety of industry sectors and markets as well as asset types e.g. funds, bonds and shares.
You can choose from: LSE and AIM listed equities, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Commodities (ETCs), Exchange Traded Notes, Funds (Units Trusts and OEICs), Investment Trusts, Gilts and Bonds, Overseas securities, Warrants and Covered Warrants.
Selftrade provides access to ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) which track the performance of a specific index such as the FTSE. This ‘single basket of assets’ approach is popular among investors as it is often a low cost way to build a diversified portfolio.