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Barclays Price Improver

Barclays Price Improver™ gives you the best price available from our selected Retail Service Providers (RSPs) every time you buy or sell shares, Exchange Traded Funds, investment trusts or Real Estate Investment Trusts on the London Stock Exchange.

Every time you place an order within a Barclays Smart Investor account, we go the extra mile to make sure you’re getting the best available price. Through our Price Improver, 90% of qualifying deals1 placed between April 2017 and April 2018 got a better price than the quoted price on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

How price improved works

Anything that covers the running of your account, but doesn't directly relate to transactions, is covered within a single monthly payment.

1. You go to Barclays Smart Investor and decide to buy a share

2. You place your order for a maximum price of 95.8p

3. We double check for a better price with our Smart Investor Router.

4. We trade at 95p. You save 5p per share.

What has Price Improver delivered?

90% of deals placed received an improved price2

We improved customer returns by an average of £16.14 per deal2

7.5% of deals placed benefited from at least £50 per deal2

In 2018, 27% of deals placed on Smart Investor have seen commission costs covered as Price Improver has gained or saved customers a minimum of £6 per deal.

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