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Access a wide choice of investments, with no limits on how much you can put in.

What is the Smart Investor service?

Smart Investor, the direct investing service from Barclays, is designed to help you make your own investment decisions so you can achieve your financial goals.

We don’t offer personalised financial advice though, so if you’re not confident about making your own investment decisions, please seek independent financial advice.

  • A cutting-edge service that makes investing easy
  • Simple pricing with no hidden charges
  • Tools, content and research that help you make smarter investment decisions
  • One home for your Barclays banking and investments
  • Investment accounts and opportunities to suit your needs.


Find out how our principles of investing can help you establish a solid foundation.


Explore our extensive range of investments or let us help you choose with our Funds List.

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Barclays Price Improver™

Barclays Price Improver™ gives you the best price available from our selected Retail Service Providers (RSPs) every time you invest in shares, Exchange Traded Funds, investment trusts or Real Estate Investment Trusts on the London Stock Exchange.

Beginner’s Guide to Investing

If you’re new to investing, knowing where to start isn’t always easy. Our guide can get you started.

New Issue Opportunities

Invest in the latest new issues and access investments before they’re available on the secondary market.

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It’s really easy to transfer existing investments and ISAs to us. You may save money and have access to a wider range of investments. Before you transfer, make sure that you don’t incur any charges or lose any benefits.

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