Google (GOOGL) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to Google shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
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Updated: Sep 13, 2022

Ways to invest in Google

There are lots of options available but the simplest is to buy shares through an online stock broker. A stock broker platform lets you sign up and invest with just a few clicks and charges you a small commission each time you trade.

If you want to put your investments in the hands of the professionals, there are various funds and trusts you can use instead. These are usually run by big name banks or financial services companies and charge you a management fee in return for using their expertise to invest for you. The links below direct you to individual pages which explain the different approaches.

What is Google?

Google is an Internet and cloud computing services provider, and one of the largest companies in the world. Through its eponymous search engine and the video sharing platform, YouTube, Google serves hundreds of millions of users every day. The company’s huge growth over the past decade has made it one of the most popular investments around.

You can use our course on the different types of stock investments to learn how to create a balanced portfolio that includes Google. In it, you’ll see how to match tech stocks with companies in other industries to reduce your risk.

How to invest in Google

Given its massive size and influence, Google is a favourite of institutional and individual investors alike, meaning there are many methods you can use to invest in the stock. Follow the links to our guides on each investing approach for more detailed information.

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