How to take your first steps investing in the UK stock market


For many Asian investors, the London Stock Exchange is an attractive option. At more than $6.1bn, it has a larger capitalisation than, say, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which sits at just over $3.3bn. With some of the world’s leading companies, such as Lloyds and Anglo American, represented on it, there’s also certainly an appealing element of prestige associated with the UK stock world. However, despite these advantages and a relatively open system, it’s not always as simple as it seems to invest in the UK. You’ll need to think about everything from locating a good broker to finding a…

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