Where to go for investment data

Most online brokers have been building up the data services on their websites in recent years, but the quality remains variable.

Firms that cater to more demanding clients – such as Interactive Brokers and Saxo Bank – now offer fairly comprehensive bundles of price and fundamental data, but others lack the detail and flexibility to make them useful for anything more than occasionally checking a figure. Some cheaper brokers have avoided adding such services in the first place.

So, while your broker’s website can often be a useful starting point, ultimately you may need access to third-party data – whether [...]

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