How to branch out abroad and buy foreign stocks

There are almost 2,500 stocks on the London Stock Exchange, but that’s just a small fraction of the number of stocks listed around the world. And in many sectors, such as technology, the LSE is notably light on heavyweight companies.

So most of us will often have investment ideas where a stock listed abroad is a much better bet than one listed in the UK.

Despite that, many investors avoid buying foreign shares because they think it’s more difficult and costly than buying British ones. Yet that doesn’t need to be the case. Let’s take a look at three [...]

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