Investing in equities

Investing in equities

  • The basics of investing in stocks and shares
  • What returns you could get from investing in equities
  • How equity funds work and where you can place your money
  • Get to grips with how the stock market operates

What's in this guide

What are equities?

We explain the basics of investing in equities, or stocks and shares, and the different types of shares available for you to invest in.

How to make money in equities

Dividends and increases in shares prices are the key to making money in equities, plus guidance on how equity investments are taxed

Understanding the stock market

Which? explains what the stock market means to you as an investor, and the role a stock market index plays when investing in shares.

Equity funds explained

We guide you through the different types of equity funds that are available, and the various sectors you can invest in.

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