Lloyds (LLOY) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to Lloyds shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
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Updated: Feb 14, 2023
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Ways to invest in Lloyds

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For the simplest way to invest, you can directly buy shares of Lloyds through an online stockbroker. This is a service that allows you to invest in stocks, commodities, forex and even cryptocurrencies. It is perhaps the most popular investment method, and it has garnered mainstream adoption due to ever-lower fees.

However, if you’re looking to find alternative investment options, you can choose a mutual fund that holds shares of Lloyds, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that holds Lloyds shares, or even use a contract for difference (CFD). The links below allow you to access individual pages which explain numerous different approaches to investing.

What is Lloyds?

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Lloyds Banking Group (commonly known as Lloyds) is a British banking and financial services provider serving more than 30 million customers. Founded as the Bank of Scotland in 1695, the company has taken on numerous different iterations since then, growing rapidly over the past two decades through a series of acquisitions. Lloyds employs 65,000 workers and reported revenue of £17.1 billion in its most recently completed fiscal year.

If you want to kickstart your investment knowledge, our Stock Markets 101 course can help. It explains the key principles of stock market investing through a series of detailed, step-by-step lessons. If you want to focus on Lloyds for now, keep reading this page.

How to invest in Lloyds

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We have developed a list of different approaches for investing in Lloyds. Follow the links to our guides on each investing approach for more detailed information.

Where can I buy Lloyds shares now?

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Minimale storting
100 €
Best offer
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10
Handel in +2000 CFD's op aandelen, opties, grondstoffen en meer
Onbeperkte risicovrije demo-account
0 commissies & aantrekkelijke spreads
Begin met handelen
Betaalmethoden:
Bank Transfer, Debit Card, PayPal, Credit Card, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Trustly, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Discover, Bank Transfer: SEPA, Bank Transfer: FPS, skrill
Full Regulations:
ASIC, FCA, FSA, MAS, CySEC #250/14

CFD-service. 82% van de retailbeleggers lijdt verlies op de handel in CFD’s met deze aanbieder. Het is belangrijk dat u nagaat of u zich het hoge risico op verlies kunt permitteren.

2
Minimale storting
100 €
Best offer
Gebruikersscore
10
Begin met handelen
Betaalmethoden:
Apple Pay, Google Pay
Full Regulations:
82% van de retail CFD-accounts verliest geld.
3
Minimale storting
85 €
Best offer
Gebruikersscore
9.9
Open een MT5-account om lang of kort te gaan op 250 van de grootste Amerikaanse, Australische en Europese aandelen
Instrumenten in 21 tijdframes en 80 vooraf geïnstalleerde indicatoren
Verordening multi-jurisdictie door ASIC en VFSC
Begin met handelen
Betaalmethoden:
PayPal, neteller, Credit Card, Wire Transfer, Cryptocurrencies, skrill
Full Regulations:
ASIC, CySEC, FCA
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