Funds

Don’t have the time to choose individual stocks and shares? Funds could be the answer. This page helps you decide which to pick.

You could make investing easier by choosing funds. Learn more about the advantages of investing in funds, search our database of top-performing funds worldwide, and find out how our investment specialists could make your life even easier with our AJ Bell funds and AJ Bell Favourite funds list.

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Our investment ideas can help you narrow down your search, or even do the hard work for you.

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Learn more about different types of funds and how to choose one for your portfolio.


Top traded funds

    Top buys

    This table shows the top 50 purchased funds based on the number of deals placed by our customers in the past week. Updated Wednesday 10 Aug 2022.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc12.2
    2VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc9.2
    3VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc8.3
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc6.8
    5VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc6.1
    6Fundsmith Equity I Acc5.6
    7Fidelity Index World P Acc4.7
    8Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc3.4
    9Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc3.2
    10Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.7
    11HSBC FTSE All-World Index C Acc2.2
    12Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.8
    13VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.7
    14Trojan Global Income O Acc1.5
    15Baillie Gifford American B Acc1.5
    16VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.4
    17Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.4
    18UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc1.3
    19Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc1.2
    20Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc1.1
    21VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.1
    22VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.1
    23LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.1
    24L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.1
    25Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.0
    26VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc1.0
    27Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc0.9
    28Fundsmith Equity I Inc0.9
    29Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc0.8
    30Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc0.8
    31Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc0.8
    32Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc0.8
    33abrdn Global Smaller Companies I Acc0.8
    34Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Inc0.7
    35FTF Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc0.7
    36HSBC Islamic Global Equity Index BC GBP0.7
    37Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc0.7
    38Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.7
    39Jupiter Merlin Balanced Port I Acc0.6
    40JPM US Equity Income C Net Inc0.6
    41Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc0.6
    42Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.6
    43Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc0.6
    44Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP0.6
    45Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Inc0.6
    46Pictet-Clean Energy I dy GBP0.6
    47Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc0.6
    48Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc0.6
    49Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc0.5
    50Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Inc0.5

    Top sells

    This table shows the top 50 sold funds based on the number of deals placed by our customers in the past week. Updated Wednesday 10 Aug 2022.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc9.7
    2VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc6.4
    3VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc5.6
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc4.4
    5VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc4.3
    6VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc3.7
    7Fidelity Index World P Acc3.4
    8Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.2
    9Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.9
    10Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.8
    11VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc2.7
    12Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.6
    13abrdn Global Smaller Companies I Acc2.3
    14Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.0
    15Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc1.9
    16VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.9
    17Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.8
    18L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.7
    19UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc1.7
    20Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.7
    21Pictet-Biotech I dy GBP1.6
    22TB Guinness Global Energy I Acc1.4
    23Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc1.3
    24Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc1.3
    25Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.2
    26JPM Natural Resources C Net Acc1.2
    27Trojan Global Income O Acc1.2
    28Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.2
    29Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.2
    30Baillie Gifford European B Acc1.2
    31Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc1.2
    32Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.1
    33HSBC FTSE All-World Index C Acc1.1
    34Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.1
    35TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.1
    36iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.1
    37TB Evenlode Global Income B GBP Inc1.0
    38Royal London Sustainable World C Acc1.0
    39Invesco UK Opports (UK) Y (Acc)1.0
    40Fidelity Index US P Acc1.0
    41HSBC FTSE 100 Index Accumulation C1.0
    42Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.0
    43Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.0
    44VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc0.9
    45FTF Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc0.9
    46Artemis US Select I Acc GBP0.9
    47VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc0.9
    48BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc0.9
    49Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc0.9
    50Liontrust Special Situations I Inc0.8

    Top buys and sells by value

    This table shows the top 50 funds based on the value of deals bought and sold by our customers in the past week. Updated Wednesday 10 Aug 2022.
    Name
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    2Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    3VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    4VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    6Janus Henderson Instl NA Idx Opps I Acc
    7Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    8HSBC American Index C Acc
    9Fidelity Index World P Acc
    10VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc
    11Jupiter Merian North Amer Eq I GBP Acc
    12VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    13Jupiter Gold & Silver I GBP Acc
    14Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    15Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    17abrdn American Unconstrained Eq P1 Acc
    18Janus Henderson US Growth I Acc
    19VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    20Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    21HSBC FTSE All-World Index C Acc
    22abrdn UK Real Estate Platform 1 Acc
    23Premier Miton US Smaller Companies B Acc
    24Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Inc
    25Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc
    26abrdn American Equity I Acc
    27abrdn Global Smaller Companies I Acc
    28BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc
    29Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc
    30Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    31Fidelity Index US P Inc
    32Premier Miton US Opportunities B Acc
    33abrdn Indian Equity X Acc GBP
    34HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Inc
    35VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    36JPM Global Equity Income C Net Acc
    37Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    38Jupiter North American Income I Acc
    39L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    40Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc
    41LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    42Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £
    43iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    44Trojan Fund X Accumulation
    45abrdn Sterling Money Market I Acc
    46BNY Mellon US Opps Inst W Acc
    47IFSL Marlborough UK Micro Cap Gr P Acc
    48Fidelity Index US P Acc
    49Vanguard UK Govt Bd Idx £ Acc
    50BlackRock Consensus 85 D Acc

    The AJ Bell funds are the easy, low-cost way to access the investment markets

    Choosing where to invest your hard-earned wealth is one of the most difficult decisions you have to make. We have designed a simple solution to help you.

    • Choose from our risk-targeted funds, each of which gives you a ready-made portfolio
    • Our investment specialists manage the fund and carefully monitor it to ensure it doesn’t take on more risk than you are comfortable with
    • Our low-cost model means you won’t risk paying too much in charges
    Choose your fund
    Build your own portfolio with help from AJ Bell’s Favourite funds

    The AJ Bell Favourite funds list is our pick of funds which offer the combination of excellent fund management, low charges and best long term potential performance.

    • Low-cost and great value for money
    • Proven track record compared to benchmark and peers
    • Quality of the fund management team

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