GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to GlaxoSmithKline shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
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Updated: Sep 13, 2022
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The most straightforward way is to sign up with an online broker. Then you can buy shares outright, or invest in a fund that holds Glaxo stock to create a diverse portfolio straight away.

There are plenty of other ways to invest as well. Short term traders like to use CFDs, or contracts for difference, to speculate on price changes, or you can use long term investment vehicles like ISAs to protect your investments from tax over time.

What is Glaxo?

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Glaxo (also known as GlaxoSmithKline, or GSK) is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Based in the UK, the company produces medications to treat medical conditions ranging from malaria to migraines, as well as leukemia, gout, and mental health disorders.

Healthcare stocks tend to resist difficult economic conditions so they are a great addition to any portfolio. Learn more about how to create your portfolio in our course on long term investing.

How to invest in Glaxo

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Below is a list of options available to you for buying Glaxo. Follow the links to our guides on each investing approach for more detailed information on each of these investing techniques.

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