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Advanced Investments

We offer a wide range of advanced investment options and tools, including REITs, ETFs, Finacial Spread Trading, Forex (FX) Trading and Covered Warrants, for the more experienced online trader.

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

A REIT works like an investment trust by offering investors a way to buy property assets without having to buy property directly.

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)Exchange Traded Products (ETPs)

These are specialised groupings of exchange traded investments including Funds (ETFs), Commodities (ETCs) and Notes (ETNs) that have a common structure and usually follow the price movements of a financial index or benchmark.

Financial Spread TradingFinancial Spread Trading

Place a bet that the market will rise, or alternatively, that the market will fall and make a profit or loss depending if you are right or wrong.

Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) including ETFs, ETCs and ETNs track a wide variety of underlying investments, some of which may be complex in nature and involve leverage, shorting or a high degree of volatility.

Contracts for Difference (CFDs)Contracts for Difference (CFD)

Contracts for difference offer the benefits of trading shares without having to physically own them, as they mirror the performance of a share or an index.

Forex (FX) TradingForex (FX) Trading

Forex is the market where one currency is traded for another. One currency is bought (long) and the other is sold (short), this means you are speculating on the prospect of one of the currencies appreciating in value in relation to the other.

Futures TradingFutures Trading

A Future is a contractual agreement to buy or sell a particular commodity or financial instrument at a pre-determined price on a specific date in the future.

Please remember losses can quickly and substantially exceed you initial deposit and will require you to make further, possibly intraday, payments.These investments should only be considered if you have significant investing experience and knowledge, a thorough understanding of the risks involved.

Company WarrantsCompany Warrants

These are issued by companies on their own shares as a way of raising capital. Their value depends on the value of the ordinary share which is the underlying security.

Covered WarrantsCovered Warrants

Issued by large financial institutions, these give the buyer the right to buy or sell in a certain asset, at a pre-determined price, on or before a pre-determined date.

The leveraged nature of covered warrants makes them high risk investments. Prices can be extremely volatile. Losses can be signficant and covered warrants may expire worthless.

Understanding the risks

  • The value of your investments, and the income derived from them, may go down as well as up. You may not get back all the money that you invest.
  • If you are unsure about any aspects of the features or risks of these products, you should obtain advice from a qualified financial adviser.