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 Passive funds and AJ Bell Favourite funds list.

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    New to Funds?

    Understand what Funds are, how to research them, and how to buy them once you have picked your favourite.

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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 19 Mar 2019.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc12.4
    2VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc7.4
    3Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc6.0
    4VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc5.5
    5VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc4.6
    6Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc4.6
    7LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Acc4.0
    8Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc3.8
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc2.7
    10VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc2.2
    11Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc2.1
    12LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc2.1
    13Jupiter India I Acc2.1
    14Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.9
    15Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc1.8
    16Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.6
    17Stewart Investors AsiaPac Ldrs B Acc GBP1.5
    18Fidelity Index World P Acc1.5
    19Marlborough UK Micro Cap Growth P Acc1.4
    20SLI Global Smaller Companies Pltfm 1 Acc1.3
    21Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.3
    22iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.2
    23Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.2
    24Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.2
    25Vanguard US Equity Index Acc1.2
    26Liontrust Special Situations I Inc1.2
    27VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Cau I Acc1.2
    28Vanguard Emerg Mkts Stk Idx GBP Acc1.1
    29Castlefield CFP SDL UK Bufftlgy Inst Inc1.1
    30Baillie Gifford American B Acc1.1
    31Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc1.1
    32Vanguard Glbl Small-Cap Idx GBP Acc1.1
    33LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Inc1.0
    34Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R GBP Inc1.0
    35L&G International Index I Acc1.0
    36Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B Acc0.9
    37Merian UK Mid Cap R GBP Acc0.9
    38Jupiter European I Acc0.9
    39Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc0.9
    40Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc0.9
    41BlackRock Gold and General D Acc0.9
    42L&G Global Technology Index I Acc0.9
    43AXA Framlington Biotech GBP Z Acc0.9
    44Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc0.8
    45VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc0.8
    46FP CRUX European Special Sit I Acc GBP0.8
    47Marlborough Special Situations P Acc0.8
    48Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.8
    49L&G UK Index I Acc0.7
    50Barings Europe Select I GBP 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 Tuesday 19 Mar 2019.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc10.7
    2LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Acc9.5
    3Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc4.1
    4VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc4.1
    5Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc3.4
    6LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Inc3.0
    7Jupiter India I Acc2.9
    8AXA Framlington Biotech GBP Z Acc2.7
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.5
    10VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc2.5
    11BlackRock Gold and General D Acc2.5
    12VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc2.4
    13Stewart Investors AsiaPac Ldrs B Acc GBP2.1
    14Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.1
    15LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc2.0
    16Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.7
    17Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.7
    18VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc1.6
    19Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.5
    20Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.5
    21Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc1.5
    22Invesco High Income UK Y Acc1.5
    23Vanguard US Equity Index Acc1.5
    24Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R GBP Inc1.4
    25Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.4
    26Baillie Gifford American B Acc1.4
    27Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP1.4
    28Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B Acc1.4
    29SLI Global Absolute Ret Strat Plat 1 Acc1.4
    30Marlborough UK Micro Cap Growth P Acc1.4
    31SLI Global Smaller Companies Pltfm 1 Acc1.3
    32Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc1.3
    33Baillie Gifford Greater China B Acc1.3
    34LF Woodford Income Focus C Sterling Acc1.2
    35Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc1.2
    36First State Glbl Lstd Infras B Acc GBP1.2
    37Marlborough Special Situations P Acc1.2
    38Jupiter European I Acc1.2
    39Merian UK Mid Cap R GBP Acc1.1
    40City Financial Absolute Eq I GBP Acc1.1
    41Liontrust Special Situations I Inc1.1
    42FP CRUX European Special Sit I Acc GBP1.1
    43Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.1
    44HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.1
    45Slater Growth P Acc1.0
    46L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.0
    47Artemis Global Income I Acc1.0
    48AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.0
    49Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B1.0

    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 19 Mar 2019.
    Name
    1Lindsell Train Japanese Eq A Yen Acc
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    3Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    4LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc
    6Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    7VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc
    8Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    9VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc
    10Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    11Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    12Vanguard US Equity Index Acc
    13Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP
    14LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    15Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc
    17Jupiter India I Acc
    18Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    19Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    20VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Cau I Acc
    21LF Woodford Equity Income C Sterling Inc
    22Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc
    23Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    24iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    25VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc
    26Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP
    27BlackRock Gold and General D Acc
    28L&G UK Index I Acc
    29Stewart Investors AsiaPac Ldrs B Acc GBP
    30Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc
    31AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    32Fidelity Index World P Acc
    33Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP
    34Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R GBP Inc
    35SLI Global Smaller Companies Pltfm 1 Acc
    36AXA Framlington Biotech GBP Z Acc
    37Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B Acc
    38Liontrust Special Situations I Inc
    39Baillie Gifford Greater China B Acc
    40Marlborough UK Micro Cap Growth P Acc
    41VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc
    42Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    43Jupiter European I Acc
    44Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc
    45MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B Acc
    46Merian UK Mid Cap R GBP Acc
    47L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    48LF Woodford Income Focus C Sterling Acc

    The AJ Bell Passive 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 five risk-targeted passive 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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