The value of investments (and any income received from them) can fall as well as rise and you may not get back what you invested. For some investments this can also happen as a result of exchange rate fluctuations as shares and funds may have an exposure to overseas markets.
The value of tax treatment will depend on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future.
As part of our first direct sharedealing service you have access to our online virtual portfolio. To find out more, log on Internet Banking and select sharedealing account.
New to Sharedealing?
You need to register for first direct sharedealing to use our virtual portfolio.
We can't give advice on the Investment products we offer, However, if you plan to invest £500 per month or £50,000 or more as a lump sum and you don't need instant access to the funds, then we can introduce you to HSBC Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs) who can provide you with investment advice.
To arrange a personal review of your finances, simply call:telephone 08 456 100 124.
Lines are open:
8.00am to 10.00pm, Monday to Friday
9.30am to 7.00pm, Saturday and Sunday
Welcome to our 1st Account - a current account with award winning service* that works together with your life. Subject to financial eligibility**.
We have a range of savings accounts for different needs - find out which one is right for you.
We've made investing in funds simple - by bringing together nine different funds within our Selected Investment Funds ISA.
We've taken home a cabinet full of awards for our customer service - feel free to admire our collection!
*Source: Moneywise Customer Services Awards 2011. Service Winner. Best Current Account for Call Centre Service.
** Banking with first direct usually costs £10 a month, but we'll waive the fee if you pay in or maintain an average balance of at least £1,000 each month or hold a selected first direct additional product. For new customers we waive the fee for your first 6 months. Take a look at our Interest Rates and Charges section for details of the additional products.