Open a Barclays Stockbrokers account and we’ll give you handy tools to help you improve your investing strategy.
Helpful tools

Helpful tools

Open a Barclays Stockbrokers account and we’ll give you handy tools to help you improve your investing strategy. Bear in mind though that all investments carry an element of risk and you need to be prepared to take that risk as you could lose money.

Barclays Stockbrokers Funds List

Our list contains the funds we think offer the most investment potential across a wide range of sectors. Discover the funds chosen by Barclays’ experts.

Advanced search

When you’re buying shares, this smart search tool lets you narrow down and compare your choices.

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Interactive charting

Want to see how particular companies or indices are performing? Interactive charting lets you do exactly that. To use it, log in to your account and select ‘basic search’ under Market Insight. Search for the company you want to research and select ‘detach chart’. You can then plot a chart and start comparing different investments.

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Stock alerts

Be the first to hear when a share price reaches a certain level, or rises or falls by a certain amount or percentage. You set the share price and price movement you want to monitor, and we’ll send an email notification if and when it happens.

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Virtual portfolios

These allow you to monitor markets and share prices. The ‘portfolio holdings’ view lets you track any change in the value of the shares you’re watching. The ‘pricing breakdown’ view shows you their bid prices

You can create single or multiple virtual portfolios, add and remove markets, and buy investments directly from your virtual portfolio.

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Things to remember

  • The value of investments can fall as well as rise and you could get back less than you invested
  • If you’re unsure about whether an investment is right for you, please seek independent financial advice.

Jargon buster

Shares - companies raise capital from investors and then divide it into units called shares. Buying the shares brings rights – a stake in the business – and the risk of losing that investment.

Indices - statistical tools that measure the state of the stock market or the economy, based on the performance of stocks or other components, e.g. the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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Open an account or log in if you already have one to start investing.

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Manage your share investments even when you can’t keep a close eye on the markets. 

Like to speak with someone? 

Our dedicated Client Service Team can help you get started. They won’t be able to give you advice on whether an investment is suitable for you, but they can answer questions about procedures and help you get started.

Call us today on 0800 279 6551† or 0141 352 3909†

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