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 experts 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 Saturday 25 Jan 2020.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc9.8
    2VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc8.7
    3Fundsmith Equity I Acc8.1
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc7.5
    5VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc5.5
    6Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.8
    7TB Evenlode Income B Acc2.6
    8Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP2.5
    9BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc2.5
    10Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc2.4
    11Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc2.4
    12Fidelity Index World P Acc2.1
    13L&G Global Technology Index I Acc2.0
    14VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.9
    15Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.9
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.8
    17LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.8
    18Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.7
    19Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.6
    20VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.6
    21Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.6
    22AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.4
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.3
    24Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.2
    25BGF World Technology D2 USD GBP1.2
    26Royal London Sustainable World C Acc1.2
    27VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.2
    28Man GLG UK Income Professional Inc D1.1
    29Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.1
    30Baillie Gifford American B Acc1.1
    31Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.0
    32LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.0
    33VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.0
    34iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.9
    35Artemis US Select I Acc GBP0.9
    36Vanguard US Equity Index Acc0.9
    37HSBC American Index C Acc0.9
    38Fidelity Asia W Acc0.9
    39HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc0.9
    40LF Miton European Opportunities B Acc0.9
    41Vanguard Emerg Mkts Stk Idx GBP Acc0.8
    42Fundsmith Equity I Inc0.8
    43Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc0.8
    44BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc0.8
    45Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc0.8
    46Fidelity Instl Emerg Mkts W Acc0.8
    47MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B Acc0.7
    48Castlefield CFP SDL UK Bufftlgy Inst Acc0.7
    49First State Asia Focus B Acc GBP0.7
    50BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc0.7

    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 Saturday 25 Jan 2020.
    Name%
    1Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc17.9
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc14.0
    3Fidelity Open World W Acc7.1
    4LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc3.5
    5VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc2.7
    6VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc2.5
    7Fundsmith Equity I Inc2.3
    8Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP2.2
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.9
    10Jupiter India I Acc1.9
    11L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.7
    12VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc1.7
    13VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.6
    14VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc1.4
    15Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc1.4
    16Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.4
    17Baillie Gifford American B Acc1.4
    18Jupiter European I Acc1.4
    19VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.3
    20Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.3
    21VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.3
    22Stewart Investors AsiaPac Ldrs B Acc GBP1.2
    23ASI Global Smaller Companies P1 Acc1.2
    24HSBC American Index C Acc1.2
    25Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc1.2
    26Fidelity Index World P Acc1.2
    27TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.2
    28Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.2
    29Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.2
    30Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.2
    31LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Inc1.2
    32VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc1.0
    33BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc1.0
    34LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.0
    35Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.0
    36L&G International Index I Acc1.0
    37Baillie Gifford Emerging Mkts Gr B Acc1.0
    38Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.9
    39ASI UK Smaller Companies P1 Acc0.9
    40Vanguard UK Infl-LnkdGltIdx A Grs Acc0.9
    41Invesco High Income UK Y Acc0.9
    42AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc0.9
    43Barings Europe Select I GBP Inc0.9
    44BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc0.9
    45Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc0.9
    46VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Acc0.7
    47Janus Henderson UK Pty PAIF I Acc0.7
    48JPM Emerging Markets Income C Net Inc0.7
    49M&G Emerging Markets Bond GBP I Inc0.7
    50Stewart Inv Indian Sbctnt Sustnby B GBP0.7

    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 Saturday 25 Jan 2020.
    Name
    1Fidelity Open World W Acc
    2Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    3Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    5Lindsell Train Japanese Eq A Yen Acc
    6VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    7VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    8HSBC American Index C Acc
    9VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    10Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    11VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    12L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    13LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    14Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    15VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    16Fidelity Asia W Acc
    17Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP
    18Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP
    19ASI UK Smaller Companies P1 Acc
    20Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    21Trojan Global Equity O Acc
    22BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc
    23LF Miton European Opportunities B Acc
    24AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    25Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    26Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc
    27Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    28Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc
    29VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc
    30Fidelity Index World P Acc
    31L&G Future World ESG Dev Idx I GBP Inc
    32Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    33LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    34Royal London Cash Plus Y Acc
    35Vanguard Emerg Mkts Stk Idx GBP Acc
    36Man GLG UK Income Professional Inc D
    37BlackRock Consensus 35 D Acc
    38Man GLG Continental Eurp Gr Prf Acc C
    39Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    40BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc
    41Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc
    42HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc
    43Royal London Sustainable World C Acc
    44Barings ASEAN Frontiers I GBP Acc
    45BGF World Technology D2 USD GBP
    46VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc
    47Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc
    48Findlay Park American USD
    49TB Evenlode Income B Acc
    50SEI GAF Moderate GBP Wealth A 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 experts 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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