Written on: 16/10/2013
I tried to buy a stock that is listed on the AIM market today using my First Direct stocks and shares ISA. Despite the government’s change of rules that now allow you to hold AIM stocks in your ISA, First Direct won’t let you! But why? Well I called them up and I was told that the ‘fund manager’ had chosen to ignore the new rules and decided AIM stocks are too risky. My response was; I have a self-select product as I don’t want a fund manager making decisions for me. I will... (read more)
Written on: 25/09/2009 by kingofreviews (89 reviews written)
First Direct share dealing:
With a service like this there aren't a huge number of things on which to pass judgement. Have they ever cocked thinsg up? No. Do they execute my trades in a timely fashion? Yes. Are the good avlue for money? Well a couple of quid off each trade would be nice....
Only other thing is that it's an online service, but things like 2 for 1 rights issue notifications come in the post, and if you are like me and don't open letters from your bank then sometimes you miss... (read more)
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