Our Range of Investment Options
Investors can access a wide range of investment choice through our platform. We offer over 3000 funds, UK and certain overseas shares, gilts, bonds, investment trusts and ETFs.
Commission Free Funds
Funds, Unit Trusts and OEICs
Offer a low cost and simple method of investing. All funds offered through Charles Stanley Direct are commission free and have no initial charges.
Actively Managed Funds
Managers pick stocks or other securities with a certain goal in mind - for example beating a particular index or achieving a certain level of return whilst assuming a certain level of risk.
Passively Managed Funds
Also known as index trackers aim to track the performance of a particular index - such as the FTSE 100 or S&P 500. Passive funds offer a simple way and cost effective way to gain exposure to a broad range of shares or bonds.
Further Investments Available
- UK Equities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Alternative Investment Market (AIM)
- Investment Trusts and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
- Gilts & Bonds
- Permanent Interest Bearing Shares
- Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Exchange Traded Commodities (ETCs)
- Overseas shares listed on the main European US Canadian and Far Eastern Markets
Bonds, Gilts and Overseas shares can only be dealt by our telephone dealing team.