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 Sunday 22 Sep 2019.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc9.1
    2VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc7.5
    3Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc6.6
    4VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc6.0
    5VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc5.6
    6VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc4.3
    7BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc3.9
    8Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc3.5
    9VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc3.4
    10TB Evenlode Income B Acc3.2
    11Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.7
    12Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc2.6
    13Fidelity Index World P Acc2.4
    14Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.4
    15VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Cau I Acc2.2
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.0
    17LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.8
    18Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.8
    19Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.7
    20Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.7
    21LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.4
    22Fidelity Strategic Bond Y Acc1.3
    23Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cap Idx Inv A £Acc1.2
    24Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.1
    25Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.1
    26TwentyFour Corporate Bond I GBP Acc1.1
    27VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc1.1
    28VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.0
    29Vanguard Glbl Small-Cap Idx GBP Acc0.9
    30Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc0.9
    31L&G Global Technology Index I Acc0.9
    32Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP0.9
    33iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.9
    34Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc0.8
    35Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Inc0.8
    36Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc0.8
    37Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.8
    38Vanguard US Equity Index Acc0.8
    39Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP0.8
    40First State Glbl Lstd Infras B Inc GBP0.8
    41LF Ruffer Gold C Acc0.8
    42ASI Glb Smlr Coms Plfm 1 Acc £ UnH0.7
    43Smith & Williamson Artfcl Intllgnc Z GBP0.7
    44BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc0.7
    45VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc0.7
    46Man GLG UK Income Professional Inc D0.7
    47L&G International Index I Acc0.7
    48Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.6
    49TB Evenlode Global Income B GBP Acc0.6
    50Royal London Sustainable World C 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 Sunday 22 Sep 2019.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc9.2
    2Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc5.5
    3VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc4.6
    4VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc3.4
    5VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc3.1
    6Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.1
    7Fidelity Open World W Acc3.1
    8VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc2.8
    9LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc2.8
    10Fundsmith Equity I Inc2.5
    11Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP2.2
    12VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc2.2
    13L&G Global Technology Index I Acc2.2
    14Fidelity Index World P Acc2.2
    15Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.8
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc1.8
    17Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.8
    18Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc1.8
    19Stewart Investors AsiaPac Ldrs B Acc GBP1.8
    20TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.8
    21Jupiter European I Acc1.8
    22Schroder Tokyo Z Acc £1.8
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.5
    24Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc1.5
    25Janus Henderson UK Pty PAIF I Acc1.5
    26FP CRUX European Special Sit I Acc GBP1.5
    27BlackRock Gold and General D Acc1.5
    28Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.5
    29VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc1.5
    30HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.5
    31Vanguard Global Bond Index GBPH Acc1.5
    32Merian UK Smaller Coms Foc R GBP Inc1.2
    33Schroder Instl Long Dated Corp Bd I1.2
    34Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.2
    35BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc1.2
    36Vanguard UK Infl-LnkdGltIdx A Grs Acc1.2
    37iShares 100 UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.2
    38BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc1.2
    39Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc1.2
    40LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.2
    41Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.2
    42Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B Acc1.2
    43First State Glbl Lstd Infras B Inc GBP1.2
    44Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.2
    45Liontrust Sust Fut Absolute Gr 2 Net Acc1.2
    46HSBC American Index C Inc1.2
    47Merian UK Smaller Companies U1 GBP Acc1.2
    48L&G International Index I Acc1.2
    49Baillie Gifford Emerging Mkts Gr B Acc1.2
    50Franklin UK Mid Cap W 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 Sunday 22 Sep 2019.
    Name
    1Lindsell Train Japanese Eq A Yen Acc
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    3Fidelity Open World W Acc
    4Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    5M&G Global Dividend GBP I Acc
    6Fidelity Cash Y Acc
    7Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B Inc
    8VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc
    10Royal London Cash Plus Y Acc
    11Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP
    12TIME Commercial Long Income A Gross Acc
    13VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Cau I Acc
    14VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc
    15M&G Recovery GBP I Acc
    16VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc
    17VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc
    18L&G International Index I Acc
    19Vanguard Target Retirement 2040 Acc
    20Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    21Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    22Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    23Fidelity Index UK P Acc
    24VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc
    25LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    26BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc
    27Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    28Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    29HSBC American Index C Acc
    30VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc
    31Baillie Gifford International B Acc
    32HSBC American Index C Inc
    33TB Evenlode Income B Acc
    34iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    35M&G North American Value GBP I Inc
    36FP WHEB Sustainability C GBP Inc
    37BlackRock Consensus 85 D Acc
    38BMO Responsible Global Equity 2 Inc
    39Orbis OEIC Global Balanced Standard
    40L&G Multi-Index 6 I Acc
    41Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc
    42Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc
    43Fidelity Index World P Acc
    44Morgan Stanley UK Global Brands I GBP
    45Fidelity Index US P Acc
    46Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc
    47Jupiter European I Acc
    48Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    49Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cap Idx Inv A £Acc
    50TB Evenlode Global Income B GBP 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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