Compare the best investing, trading, and currency transfer accounts in South Africa

We have ranked and compared the best South African accounts so you can save and make more money.
Richard Berry - GoodMoneyGuide

Stock Brokers

General investment accounts let you buy and hold a range of assets such as shares, investment funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and bonds. With a GIA, you can build an investment portfolio yourself through a DIY platform or with the help of experts through managed investment accounts.

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ETF Investing

Investing apps are the mobile version of an investment account’s platform which allows investors to buy and sell a range of investments (depending on provider) including, shares, bonds, ETFs, funds through a general investing account, stocks and shares ISA, SIPP or pension.

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Futures Trading

Stock brokers let you buy and sell company shares listed on stock exchanges. However, in some cases, stockbrokers go beyond the standard trade execution role and offer extra services. For example, some brokers provide advice on which stocks to buy and sell and how to build an investment portfolio.

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Options Trading

Investing in stocks and shares through an investment ISA can earn you tax free returns on up to £20,000 each financial year. Compare stocks and shares ISAs to open an account or find out everything you need to know about investment ISAs.

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Mutual Funds

Self invested personal pensions (SIPPs) can save you money over managed pensions but require active management to succeed. Compare SIPP platforms to choose an account that offers you the best value for money, easiest management options or has the best historic performance. Here’s everything you need to know about investing in a SIPP.

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Margin Trading

Private pensions are a tax-efficient way to invest and save for your retirement and can give you greater control over where your money is invested as you (or with the help of an adviser) decide what different asset classes to invest in from stocks, bonds ETFs, investment trusts and funds.

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Forex Brokers

Lifetime ISA providers let UK residents between 18 and 40 invest or save a maximum of £4,000 per year of their ISA allowance to use as a deposit for a house or to use in retirement. LISAs give you a government bonus of 25% on top of your contributions, and you can also make money through interest payments and investment returns.

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Robo advisors are digital investment platforms that help you build a long-term investment portfolio by matching your investment objectives with relevant premade ETF portfolios or funds and are cheaper than wealth managers as the process is automated.

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