New feature - share lending - Impacts?

The incentive is you have earned a little extra return, from no work? It might just be pot luck that the shares you hold are not popular in share lending / shorting, possibly because they are well reputable companies with little risk?

Look after the pennies and the pounds take care of themselves as they say!

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Does make me feel better about the 1p I’ve received so far :joy:

It would be nice if the fractional amounts earned are shown, like they are on earn interest on cash.

Agree that it’s useful and involves little effort. I’ll take the penny a month. Hopefully it’ll be 5 next month.

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I receive around 0.30 € everyday. So piece by piece :slight_smile:

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I earn 2p a day from £10 investment

2p a day from £10?

Something is wrong with mine then. I’ve earned 0p for a month and consistently lending out £100 a day-ish.

I’ll send you a DM shortly to check your account :pray:

Had it confirmed from support that earned interest, that doesn’t meet the minimum payment threshold, does not roll over. And is lost.

I am lending about £100-£150 a day since this feature went live and earned 1p in total.

Although we’re talking small numbers, this doesn’t feel fair.

Trading212 will still take their cut, but I get nothing for lending £100ish a day.

Put into context - 212 pay 50% of income earned. For any of us to earn 1p a day, 212 have to earn 2p+. Annualise that and from £100 they would need a return of 7.3% which is rather high.

I see share lending as a bonus, not part of my investment strategy and personally have earned pennies, but its better than a platform fee, or nothing which a lot of other brokers provide.

Also from the FAQs I read, I couldn’t find anything that said fractional pennies would be carried over, so I’ve always assumed it works on a round down basis which is fair.

I assumed it would work like “earn interest on cash.” I mean, it’s called “earn interest on shares.”

Earn interest on cash does roll over fractional amounts, so doesn’t require a huge leap of imagination or IT to apply that to earn interest on shares.

Yes earn interest on shares is a plus but not allowing the rollover is a poor decision. Both things can be true.

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