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Barclays were I believe the first High Street Bank to roll out a broking service that was open to everyone. I joined in late 1998 just when they were rolling out their Internet dealing service and so have little experience of dealing over the phone. Over teh last 3 years the prices havenít ... Read review

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Community Level 3Briz_Hatch...

Briz_Hatchings

Solid but still a rip off

AdvantagesEfficient dealing service, well designed website, top notch security

DisadvantagesSome website compatability problems

"Barclays were I believe the first High Street Bank to roll out a broking service that was open to everyone. I joined in late 1998 just when they were rolling out their Internet dealing service and so have little experience of dealing over the phone. Over teh last 3 years the prices havenít changed at all. As far a straightforward dealing goes its £19.99 or 2% per deal (whichever is the greater) over the phone and 11.99 or 1% over the Internet. Donít ..." Read review
12.10.2001

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Community Level 5mrpaella

mrpaella

Sharing My Laddered Stockings!

AdvantagesPauline and her Barclayettes!

DisadvantagesDividends can't buy me love!

"...investors in those days was Barclays Stockbrokers. The registration process was quite simple. The application form required basic details such as name, address, bank account details, password etc. The form is returned and a credit check is made on you. If all is well you are given a credit dealing limit, share deal account number and an introduction pack. A direct debit is also set up between your bank and Barclays Stockbrokers. For 3 years ..." Read review
04.05.2001

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Community Level 1GS26

GS26

Online trading

AdvantagesInternet trading

DisadvantagesAccess can be slow

"Barclays Stockbrokers Barclays Stockbrokers offer an execution only telephone and Internet share dealing service. In June last year I switched from Natwest stockbrokers to Barclays telephone dealing and to the Internet Service when it was introduced. The first deal with Barclays, a buy, was paid by by cheque T + ten days. Subsequent deals require a Direct Debit set up which has worked OK. Trading on this Internet Site requires a digital certificate ..." Read review
21.09.2000

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Community Level 3elrathia

elrathia

not bad but

Advantagesquick easy to use

Disadvantagespoor support

"I was using barclays and to start with it was not a bad service at all it was reasonabley easy to use and worked quickly when you decided to trade so you knew immeadiately what was going on. Then after a system crash the problems started I was having trouble with my secret id confirmation so i wrote to the help page and afyter 3 days they sent back an answer to a different question it seemed and terminated my certificates. This meant that i had to ..." Read review
03.08.2000

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Community Level 1philhartley

philhartley

Best online broker

AdvantagesGood price

Disadvantagessome times gets busy

"Barclays stockbrokers is one of the best brokers I have used for buying and selling shares. It's simple to use and registeration only takes a short while, you don't even need to be a Barclays customer to apply. You can buy shares by setting up a direct debit so that each deal comes straight out of your bank account no hassle sending cheques. When you come to buy or sell shares you type in the company that you are intrested in and it brings the share ..." Read review
08.03.2001

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