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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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 Tuesday 11 Aug 2020.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc10.2
    2VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc8.8
    3VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc7.7
    4Fundsmith Equity I Acc6.5
    5VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc6.2
    6Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.3
    7Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.6
    8Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.6
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.3
    10Fidelity Index World P Acc2.2
    11Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.0
    12Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP2.0
    13Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.9
    14VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.9
    15TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.7
    16L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.7
    17Trojan Global Income O Acc1.6
    18Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.6
    19Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.5
    20VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.5
    21Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.5
    22Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.5
    23BGF World Technology D2 GBP1.4
    24LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.4
    25Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.3
    26Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.3
    27Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.2
    28Baillie Gifford European B Acc1.1
    29Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.1
    30VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.1
    31Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.1
    32VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.1
    33Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.0
    34Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc1.0
    35Royal London Sustainable World C Acc1.0
    36Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc0.9
    37Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc0.9
    38Allianz Strategic Bond I Inc0.9
    39Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc0.9
    40BlackRock Gold and General D Acc0.9
    41Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £0.9
    42LF Ruffer Gold C Acc0.8
    43VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc0.8
    44Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc0.8
    45Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc0.7
    46Allianz Strategic Bond I Acc0.7
    47Baillie Gifford China B Acc0.7
    48AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc0.7
    49Royal London Sustainable Leaders D Acc0.7
    50iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.6

    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 Tuesday 11 Aug 2020.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc7.0
    2Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc6.1
    3VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc5.9
    4VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc5.5
    5AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc5.1
    6VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc4.6
    7Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.5
    8VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc3.0
    9Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc2.8
    10BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc2.5
    11Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.3
    12Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc2.2
    13VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc2.1
    14Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.1
    15Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP2.0
    16VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.9
    17TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.9
    18Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc1.7
    19Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.7
    20Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.6
    21Trojan Global Income O Acc1.6
    22VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.6
    23HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.4
    24Fidelity Index World P Acc1.4
    25Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.4
    26Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc1.4
    27Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.4
    28Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.3
    29VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.3
    30LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.2
    31Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.2
    32Royal London Sustainable World C Acc1.2
    33BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc1.2
    34L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.2
    35Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc1.2
    36Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.1
    37BlackRock Gold and General D Acc1.1
    38Liontrust Special Situations I Inc1.1
    39First State Glbl Lstd Infras B Inc GBP1.1
    40AXA Framlington Biotech GBP Z Acc1.0
    41Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £1.0
    42Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc1.0
    43Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.0
    44Stewart Investors AsiaPac Ldrs B Acc GBP1.0
    45Fidelity Special Situations W Acc1.0
    46TB Evenlode Income B Inc1.0
    47iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.9
    48Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Inc0.9
    49TM CRUX European Special Sit I Acc GBP0.9
    50Trojan Income Fund X Income0.9

    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 Tuesday 11 Aug 2020.
    Name
    1Morant Wright Fuji Yield JPY Acc UnHdg
    2AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    3Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    4Aviva Investors Mlt-asset IV 2 GBP Acc
    5Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    6Royal London Cash Plus Y Inc
    7VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    8Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    9Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    10Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £
    11Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    12Baillie Gifford Emerging Mkts Gr B Acc
    13VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    14JPM US Select C Net Acc
    15VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    16VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    17L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    18Baillie Gifford European B Acc
    19BlackRock Gold and General D Inc
    20Fidelity Index World P Acc
    21Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    22Janus Henderson China Opps I Acc
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    24VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    25LF Ruffer Gold C Acc
    26Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    27LF Miton US Smaller Companies B Acc
    28Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    29Allianz Strategic Bond I Inc
    30Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    31Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc
    32Janus Henderson Instl NA Idx Opps I Acc
    33VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    34Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc
    35ASI American Equity I Acc
    36LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    37Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    38BlackRock Gold and General D Acc
    39Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc
    40Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    41Royal London Short Term Money Mkt Y Acc
    42Vanguard UK Lg Dur Gilt Idx £ Acc
    43Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc
    44Aviva Investors Mlt-asset V 2 GBP Acc
    45BGF World Technology D2 GBP
    46Aviva Investors US Equity Inc II 2 £ Acc
    47Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc
    48Marlborough US Multi-Cap Income P Inc
    49Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Inc
    50Baillie Gifford Global Inc Growth B Inc

    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
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    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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