To invest in exchange traded funds (ETFs), investors must first have, or choose, an online platform or broker. These platforms vary in user-friendliness and price. Some generalist platforms will focus on a wide range of investments including ETFs, company shares and funds, while others focus on trading that can encompass shares (including ETF shares) and other assets such as currencies. Most permit investment via an individual savings account (Isa), others offer self-invested personal pension (Sipp). It’s best to hunt around to find a platform that suits your own personal needs.
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