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 Monday 23 May 2022.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc11.1
    2VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc8.3
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc8.3
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc6.4
    5Fundsmith Equity I Acc6.1
    6VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc5.4
    7Fidelity Index World P Acc4.5
    8Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc3.4
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.7
    10Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc2.6
    11Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.5
    12Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.9
    13VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.7
    14HSBC FTSE All-World Index C Acc1.7
    15Trojan Global Income O Acc1.7
    16UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc1.5
    17Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc1.5
    18Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc1.5
    19Baillie Gifford American B Acc1.4
    20VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.4
    21Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.3
    22abrdn Global Smaller Companies I Acc1.2
    23Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc1.1
    24VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.1
    25VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.1
    26Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.1
    27L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.0
    28VT Argonaut Absolute Return R GBP Acc1.0
    29Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc0.9
    30Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc0.9
    31Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc0.9
    32Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc0.8
    33L&G International Index I Acc0.8
    34BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc0.8
    35JPM US Equity Income C Net Inc0.8
    36Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc0.8
    37Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc0.8
    38Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc0.7
    39VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc0.7
    40LF Ruffer Total Return C Acc0.7
    41iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.7
    42LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc0.7
    43Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc0.7
    44Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc0.6
    45Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc0.6
    46Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.6
    47HSBC Islamic Global Equity Index BC GBP0.6
    48FTF ClearBridge Global Infras Inc XAcc0.6
    49TwentyFour Corporate Bond I GBP Acc0.6
    50TB Guinness Global Energy I 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 Monday 23 May 2022.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc10.5
    2VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc5.3
    3VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc5.2
    4VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc4.7
    5VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc4.2
    6VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc4.0
    7Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.8
    8Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.9
    9Fidelity Index World P Acc2.9
    10Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.6
    11Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.5
    12VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc2.2
    13L&G Global Technology Index I Acc2.2
    14Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc2.2
    15Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc2.1
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.0
    17Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.8
    18Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.8
    19Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.8
    20Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.8
    21Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.7
    22Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.6
    23Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.6
    24Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.5
    25Premier Miton European Opports B Acc1.4
    26LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.4
    27Trojan Global Income O Acc1.4
    28Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc1.4
    29abrdn Global Smaller Companies I Acc1.4
    30Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.3
    31Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc1.3
    32VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc1.3
    33BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc1.2
    34Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.2
    35Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.2
    36Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP1.1
    37AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.0
    38Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc1.0
    39Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc0.9
    40Trojan Fund X Accumulation0.9
    41Stewart Inv APAC Ldrs Sstby B GBP Acc0.9
    42Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc0.9
    43Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc0.9
    44iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.9
    45VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc0.8
    46TB Evenlode Income B Acc0.8
    47JPM US Equity Income C Net Inc0.8
    48Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc0.8
    49Jupiter Merian North Amer Eq I GBP Acc0.8
    50Artemis US Select I Acc GBP0.8

    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 Monday 23 May 2022.
    Name
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    2VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    3Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    4Jupiter Merian North Amer Eq I GBP Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    6VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    7VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    8HSBC American Index C Acc
    9JPM US Select C Net Acc
    10VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    11HSBC Japan Index C Acc
    12Janus Henderson Instl NA Idx Opps I Acc
    13Fidelity Index World P Acc
    14Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    15Janus Henderson US Growth I Acc
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    17AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    18Liontrust Global Alpha C Acc GBP
    19Liontrust Latin America C Acc GBP
    20Janus Henderson Global Fncls I Acc
    21JPM US Small Cap Growth C Acc
    22Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    23Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    24VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc
    25JPM US Select C Net Inc
    26Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    27abrdn American Equity I Acc
    28LF Prudential Risk Managed Actv 4 P Acc
    29L&G US Index I Acc
    30Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc
    31LF Ruffer Total Return C Acc
    32VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    33abrdn American Unconstrained Eq P1 Acc
    34SLI UK Real Estate Platform 1 Acc
    35Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    36VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    37Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP
    38VT Argonaut Absolute Return R GBP Acc
    39Vanguard Global Equity Income A GBP Acc
    40GuardCap Global Equity I GBP Acc
    41Premier Miton US Smaller Companies B Acc
    42Jupiter Merlin Growth I Acc
    43Premier Miton US Opportunities B Acc
    44Trojan Fund X Accumulation
    45Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc
    46Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc
    47LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    48Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc
    49Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    50Royal London Corporate Bond M 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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