With our free Virtual Portfolio, you can take your first steps into the financial world without risking losing any money. You will be able to select, monitor and evaluate performance of thousands of stocks, funds or covered warrants available on our markets.
You can also compete with friends: in Trading Simulator mode you will be allocated a fixed capital of £10,000 to trade at market price (subject to a 15 minute delay). Test your best strategies to beat the market and outperform your peers.
You can also monitor your favourite securities at a glance in a Watchlist. Our alerts service will also notify you when the value of your Watchlist reaches certain targets.
The Portfolio Service enables you to create virtual portfolios of securities listed on London Stock Exchange, along with a selection of global securities. You can simulate stock market investments and monitor and evaluate their performance. It is a simple and secure way to take your first steps into the world of finance without putting any money at stake. Create or log in to your Account page to get started.
To create a new portfolio, access our Portfolio tool and click on the "New" button. Enter a name for your portfolio and choose the amount of starting capital and the currency. You can then start adding securities to your basket.
If you are simply looking to track the performance of some investments, Portfolio enables you to do this. .
The Trading Simulator offers you £10,000 of virtual money to trade at up to date market prices (subject to a 15 minute delay), and allows you to compete against other users in groups.
With Portfolio, you can enter a transaction at any date in the past, and specify the purchase price, whereas this is not possible in the Trading Simulator.
The prices match those found across London Stock Exchange website, and all prices are subject to a 15 minute delay.
To create a new watchlist, access our Watchlist tool and click on ‘Add Watchlist’ button. Enter a name for your new watchlist and then you can start adding securities to your basket.
There are two main ways to add securities to your watchlist.
To switch between different watchlists, select the watchlist you wish to view from the ‘Selected watchlist’ dropdown box, which appears on each page.