Investment options

Investment options

Choose from a wide range of investment opportunities for expats.

Our wealth managers can recommend investments from some of the fund options below. Alternatively, you can purchase some of these investments without getting financial advice first.

Investment opportunities for expats
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HSBC World Selection Funds

Ready-made investment portfolios that aim to provide capital growth by investing in global markets and a wide range of asset classes.

Minimum Investment £/US$/€10,000 or £/US$/€250 a month when you invest online

Key Features

Choose between five portfolios, each with different levels of risk exposure. The portfolios can be purchased in sterling, US dollar or euro.
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HSBC International Select Funds

The HSBC International Select Funds managed by HSBC Global Asset Management are no longer for sale. You can view prices and performances, maturity booklets and factsheets here.

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HSBC Global Investment Funds

Aimed at experienced investors who like to make their own investment decisions, or want to invest in a particular market.

Minimum Investment £/US$/€10,000 or £/US$/€250 a month

Key Features

HSBC Global Investment Funds cover a wide range of asset classes, investment styles and geographical regions.
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Ready-made Portfolios

Want some help choosing from our range of ready-made investment portfolios? Talk to one of our wealth managers about the best options for you.

Minimum Investment £25,000/US$35,000/
or £500/US$700/€500 a month when you invest with advice

Key Features

If you choose to invest through our financial planning service, we'll help you decide on an investment strategy – and we'll recommend portfolios that reflect the level of risk you're comfortable with.

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Our wealth managers can advise you on the Investment options available to you.

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An HBSC InvestDirect International Account1 Is an efficient way to buy and sell shares

Minimum Investment 1 share

Key Features

Eligible investors can trade online or by phone in UK and USA stock markets, in sterling or US dollar.
Important. This service is based in the UK so your portfolio will be subject to UK taxation.

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HSBC Amanah Funds

HSBC Amanah Funds are no longer available for sale. You can view past performance and Amanah factsheets here.

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HSBC International Capital Secured Growth Funds

HSBC International Capital Secured Growth Fundsare no longer available for sale. You can view past performance, maturity booklets and CSGF factsheets here.

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If you're looking to invest in UK property, HSBC can help you diversify your portfolio with a UK buy to let mortgage.

The property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

*Or currency equivalent

1HSBC Bank plc's HBSC InvestDirect International Account is not an offshore share dealing and investment service. For Sharedealing Tax FAQs click here.

Please remember that the value of investments, and any income received from them can fall as well as rise, is not guaranteed and you may not get back the amount you invested. This could also happen as a result of changes in currency exchange rates, particularly where overseas securities are held or where investments are converted from one currency to another. We always recommend that any Investments held should be viewed as a medium to long-term investment, at least five years.

You should carefully consider the special risks of investing in emerging market securities. These economics also have been, and may continue to be, affected adversely by economic conditions in the countries in which they trade.

The value of any potential tax advantages will depend on your personal tax circumstances and we recommend you obtain independent tax advice. Any tax information provided is based on our understanding of current and proposed legislation and practice. The legislation and practice may be subject to change. To find out more, you should read our Important information.