There are many different online share dealing services to choose from; a share dealinga account may offer:
- Online access 24 hours a day
- Real-time online dealing
- Simple pricing – there may be an administration fee and dealing fees
- Discounts for regular dealing
- Real time share prices
- A wide choice of investments
- Market information and research tools
The majority of share dealing accounts are known as execution-only brokers, meaning you buy and sell shares without any financial advice. Some accounts may offer more expensive options where you can access advice on investing in shares.
You can also invest in shares using investment funds.