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Online fund platform

Buy funds from HSBC and other leading fund managers through our Global Investment Centre

Access a wide range of funds via your online banking

Global Investment Centre is an online funds platform that offers a wide range of funds from other leading fund managers as well as HSBC. Whether you’re a first-time investor or a seasoned trader, it provides an easy way to research, buy, sell or switch your investments to help you make your money work harder.

You simply open a general investment account or an ISA, then use our research tools to help you make informed decisions about what to invest into and when. Once you’ve invested, you can see the current value and track performance whenever you log on to online banking.

Of course, the value of investments and any income they generate, can go down as well as up, meaning you may get back less than what you invest. 

Our Global Investment Centre doesn’t offer any investment advice. If you’re not sure about investing, please seek financial advice.

Are you eligible?

You can open an account if you’re:

  • an HSBC current account or savings account customer (excludes Online Bonus Saver and Fixed Rate Saver)
  • a UK resident with a permanent UK residential address
  • at least 18 years old
  • you’re not a US national/citizen/resident (eg a US passport or green card holder)

Not an HSBC customer yet?

Features & benefits

Funds designed to meet your goals

  • Choose from over 450 funds, including index trackers, from 21 fund managers

  • Start investing with a lump sum of £50 or make regular investments from £50 per month

  • Top up or withdraw your money whenever you like

Quick and easy to use

  • Access via your online banking – no new passwords

  • See your trading balance every time you log on

  • You can sell your investments to access your money at any time – however you should aim to invest for at least 5 years

What does it cost?

There's no set-up fee involved, we just charge an annual account fee of 0.25% payable quarterly. It's calculated using the average daily value of the assets held within your account in the previous quarter.

Fund managers also apply an annual management charge and other expenses which are deducted directly from the fund. Before buying any fund, you’ll see a breakdown of all the charges in the relevant Cost and Charges Disclosure document.

You can find out more about our charges in the Global Investment Centre key features document (PDF) and in the Global Investment Centre terms and conditions (PDF).

What funds are available?

You can choose from over 450 open-ended investment companies (OEICs) and unit trust funds, including a wide range of index trackers. As well as HSBC funds, we offer funds from 20 other fund managers. 

After you’ve opened an account, you can use our research tools to find funds to match your financial goals. 

For an overview of the full list of funds available:

Apply for your account today

Apply online

It only takes a few minutes and your account will be ready to use straight away.

Not an HSBC customer yet?

Not yet registered for online banking?

To buy and manage your funds online, you'll first need to register for online banking. Once you’ve registered, you can then open your Global Investment Centre funds account online.

Apply by phone

When you apply by phone, we’ll ask you to confirm that you’ve read the following:

Call us

03456 076180

Textphone: 03457 660 391

Lines are open 08:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). All calls are recorded.

Questions you may have

Key investment terms explained

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