At MoneyWeek, we've been a supporter of penny shares for more than a decade. In that time, we've helped private investors get to grips with the FTSE small-cap and Alternative Investment Market (Aim) to find the best growth companies in the UK.
Although riskier and more volatile than other forms of investment, the capital growth potential of penny shares is large and exciting. With a small portion of your investment pot, it can be fun and rewarding to invest in a select group of penny shares. Here at MoneyWeek, we can show you ways to research and find the best growth companies in the UK.
Here’s everything you need to know about buying and selling penny stocks, from how to find a broker, to opening account and making a trade.
Penny shares are risky, but they can make you a lot of money. Here, we explain where to find penny shares, and how to tell the winners from the no-hopers.
Some investment styles really do genuinely seem to work better than others over time. And one of those is investing in small-cap stocks. Here's why.
Whether you are investing £1,000 or £100,000, follow these simple guidelines and you'll be able to build the perfect penny share portfolio.
By following these ten simple rules, you can be sure that you are doing all you can to maximise your penny share profits.
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