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A General Investment Account is a flexible account that allows you to hold a variety of investments. It's different from ISAs in two key ways:
But just like an ISA, you can invest in Funds, Shares, Investment Trusts and ETFs. It's also quick to set up and you can manage it online with our easy to use tools. And remember, just like any investment, its value can go down as well as up, so you might get back less than you invest.
GIAs are our second most popular account type. Take a look at our quick guide below to see if it's the account for you.
Take a look at the GIA FAQs for more information on this account.
You can invest in a wide range of options that reflect your goals and appetite for risk.
These are listed on the stock market; with Shares invested in a variety of different assets.
See your potential options by searching our range of Funds, Shares, Investment Trusts and ETFs.Find out about : explore
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