A tax-efficient way you could grow your investments
Discover a smart way to invest and track your long-term goals in the latest version of the app. Investing carries risk – so you could get back less than you invest.
Who can open a stocks & shares ISA?
You can open a stocks & shares ISA if:
- you're at least 18 years old
- you haven’t already subscribed to another stocks & shares ISA for the current tax year (you may still have subscribed to a cash ISA or another type of ISA)
- you’ve not exceeded your £20,000 ISA limit for the current tax year
- you're a UK resident for tax purposes
Why invest with HSBC?
Investments from around the world
Join over 300,000 people in the UK who already invest with HSBC. Plus, we'll connect you to opportunities around the world.
Invest in a few steps
You can invest here on the website or from your app. Then, track and manage your investment on the go in the app.
A range of options
Whether you're new to investing or more confident with your money, we've got a choice of investments for you.
Easy access to your money
You should aim to invest for at least 5 years. But your money isn't locked away – you can sell your investments and the money will usually be in your account within 4 business days.
How to open a stocks & shares ISA
To open a stocks & shares ISA with us, you'll first need to have an HSBC current account. You'll also need to meet the eligibility criteria for the investment you'd like to apply for. Fees will apply.
1. Choose what you'd like to invest in
Decide where you'd like to invest – from one of our easy ready-made portfolios or choose your own investments.
2. Open a stocks & shares ISA
Once you've decided what to invest in, you can open a stocks & shares ISA as your investment account. And, it’ll be free from UK income tax and capital gains tax.
An easy way to start investing
HSBC Global Strategy Sustainable Portfolios aim to include investments that have a higher ESG score and lower carbon intensity than their market average.
Choose an HSBC Global Strategy Portfolio that's already made, for an easy way to invest. Each portfolio has a different level of risk, contains a mix of global investments and is managed on your behalf. But, the investments aren't all focused on sustainability.
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Frequently asked questions
What are funds and shares?
Can I have more than one stocks & shares ISA?
Can I transfer my existing ISA to HSBC?
Will I be taxed on my stocks & shares ISA?
Can I get investment advice?
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