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 Tuesday 07 Apr 2020.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc10.1
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc9.9
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc8.7
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc7.1
    5VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc5.9
    6TB Evenlode Income B Acc2.9
    7Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.8
    8Vanguard FTSE 100 Index A GBP Acc2.5
    9Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.5
    10Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc2.4
    11Trojan Global Income Fund O Acc2.4
    12Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.4
    13Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.0
    14VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.9
    15Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.8
    16VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.7
    17iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.6
    18Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.6
    19Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.5
    20Fidelity Index World P Acc1.5
    21HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.5
    22Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.4
    23VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.4
    24Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc1.4
    25Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc1.2
    26Vanguard US Equity Index Acc1.1
    27Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.1
    28L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.1
    29LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.1
    30HSBC FTSE 100 Index Accumulation C1.0
    31Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc1.0
    32TwentyFour Corporate Bond I GBP Acc0.9
    33Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc0.9
    34Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cap Idx Inv A £Acc0.9
    35Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc0.8
    36Fundsmith Equity I Inc0.8
    37Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc0.8
    38L&G Global Health & Pharma Index I Acc0.8
    39Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc0.7
    40Baillie Gifford American B Acc0.7
    41Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.7
    42L&G International Index I Acc0.7
    43Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.7
    44VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc0.7
    45Fidelity Open World W Acc0.6
    46Vanguard FTSE 100 Index A GBP Inc0.6
    47Allianz Strategic Bond I Inc0.6
    48Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc0.6
    49LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc0.6
    50HSBC American Index C Acc0.5

    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 Tuesday 07 Apr 2020.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc10.4
    2VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc4.6
    3Fidelity Open World W Acc4.4
    4VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc4.4
    5Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc4.4
    6BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc3.0
    7VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc3.0
    8BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc2.8
    9Baillie Gifford American B Acc2.8
    10LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc2.8
    11VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc2.8
    12VT Gravis Clean Energy Income C GBP Acc2.3
    13VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc2.3
    14Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc2.3
    15Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP2.3
    16Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc2.1
    17Vanguard FTSE 100 Index A GBP Acc1.6
    18Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.6
    19Baillie Gifford American B Inc1.6
    20Royal London Sterl Extra Yld Bd A1.6
    21Castlefield CFP SDL UK Bufftlgy Inst Acc1.4
    22Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.4
    23Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.4
    24Lindsell Train Japanese Eq B GBP QutdInc1.4
    25VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc1.4
    26Liontrust Special Situations I Inc1.4
    27Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.4
    28VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.4
    29Marlborough Special Situations P Acc1.4
    30Jupiter European I Acc1.4
    31AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.4
    32M&G Emerging Markets Bond GBP I Inc1.4
    33Invesco Asian UK Y Acc1.4
    34iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.4
    35Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.2
    36iShares Overseas Govt Bd Idx (UK) D Acc1.2
    37LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.2
    38L&G International Index I Acc1.2
    39Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.2
    40BlackRock Gold and General D Acc1.2
    41HSBC American Index C Acc1.2
    42Fidelity Instl Emerg Mkts W Acc1.2
    43Slater Growth P Acc1.2
    44Vanguard FTSE U.K. Eq Inc Idx Acc1.2
    45Man GLG Continental Eurp Gr Prf Acc C1.2
    46VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.2
    47Jupiter India I Acc0.9
    48LF Ruffer Gold C Acc0.9
    49HSBC FTSE 100 Index Accumulation C0.9
    50Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc0.9

    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 07 Apr 2020.
    Name
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    2Fidelity Open World W Acc
    3VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    4VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    6Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    7Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    8VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    10Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    11VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    12Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc
    13VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    14Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP
    15Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Inc
    16HSBC FTSE All Share Index C Acc
    17Vanguard FTSE 100 Index A GBP Acc
    18MI TwentyFour AM Dynamic Bond I Inc
    19Vanguard FTSE U.K. Eq Inc Idx Acc
    20Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    21BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc
    22VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    23VT Seneca Diversified Growth B Acc
    24Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP
    25Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc
    26Trojan Global Income Fund O Acc
    27Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc
    28Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP
    29Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cap Idx Inv A £Acc
    30LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    31Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    32Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc
    33AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    34HSBC American Index C Acc
    35TB Evenlode Income B Acc
    36JPM UK Smaller Companies C Inc
    37HSBC FTSE 100 Index Accumulation C
    38Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    39Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    40Fidelity Index World P Acc
    41LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    42Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    43Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    44Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc
    45iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    46L&G International Index I Acc
    47Fidelity Asia W Acc
    48L&G Cash Trust I Acc
    49Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc
    50DMS Charteris Gold and Prec Mtls I 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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