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 Sunday 28 Feb 2021.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc8.2
    2VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc8.1
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc7.0
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc6.7
    5VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc5.4
    6Baillie Gifford American B Acc5.0
    7Fundsmith Equity I Acc4.8
    8Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc3.6
    9Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc3.2
    10Fidelity Index World P Acc2.3
    11Baillie Gifford China B Acc2.2
    12Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.1
    13Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.1
    14Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc1.8
    15VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.7
    16Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.7
    17Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.6
    18Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.5
    19Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.5
    20Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.4
    21Trojan Global Income O Acc1.3
    22Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc1.3
    23L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.3
    24Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.3
    25Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.3
    26Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.2
    27Premier Miton UK Smaller Companies B Acc1.2
    28ASI Global Smaller Companies I Acc1.1
    29Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.1
    30Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc1.1
    31Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.1
    32Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.1
    33LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.0
    34Fidelity Asia W Acc1.0
    35VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.0
    36VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.0
    37Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc0.9
    38Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc0.9
    39Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc0.8
    40iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.8
    41VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc0.8
    42AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc0.7
    43Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc0.7
    44Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.7
    45Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc0.7
    46Stewart Inv APAC Ldrs Sstby B GBP Acc0.7
    47Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.7
    48Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc0.7
    49TB Amati UK Smaller Companies B0.6
    50Ninety One Global Environment I0.6

    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 28 Feb 2021.
    Name%
    1Baillie Gifford American B Acc7.5
    2Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc6.7
    3Fundsmith Equity I Acc5.9
    4Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc4.3
    5Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc3.9
    6Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc3.8
    7VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc3.3
    8Baillie Gifford China B Acc3.3
    9Fundsmith Equity I Inc3.2
    10VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc2.8
    11BGF Next Generation Technology D2 GBP H2.7
    12TB Evenlode Income B Acc2.6
    13VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc2.4
    14LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc2.1
    15Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc1.9
    16BGF World Technology D2 GBP1.8
    17Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.8
    18L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.8
    19Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.7
    20Allianz Global Artfcl Intlgc PT GBP1.6
    21VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc1.6
    22VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc1.6
    23AS SICAV I Global Inno Eq X Acc GBP1.5
    24Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.5
    25Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.5
    26Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.5
    27Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.4
    28Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.4
    29Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.3
    30Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.3
    31Fidelity Index World P Acc1.3
    32Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.3
    33Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP1.3
    34Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.2
    35Trojan Global Income O Acc1.2
    36Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc1.1
    37VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.1
    38AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.0
    39Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.0
    40Smith & Williamson Artfcl Intllgnc Z GBP1.0
    41Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.0
    42VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.0
    43Fidelity Asia W Acc1.0
    44Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.0
    45Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Inc0.9
    46Schroder ISF Glbl Engy Tnstn C Acc GBP H0.9
    47JPM US Small Cap Growth C Acc0.9
    48Baillie Gifford American B Inc0.9
    49JPM Asia Growth C Net Acc0.8
    50Janus Henderson UK Pty PAIF I Acc0.8

    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 Sunday 28 Feb 2021.
    Name
    1Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    3Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    4Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    5Fidelity Open World W Acc
    6Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    7AS SICAV I Global Inno Eq X Acc GBP
    8VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    9VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    10VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    11VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    12Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc
    13HSBC Japan Index C Acc
    14VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc
    15Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    16Baillie Gifford China B Acc
    17Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    18Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP
    19Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc
    20Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £
    21Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    22AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    23Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    24Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    25Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP
    26Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    27HSBC American Index C Acc
    28VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    29Fidelity Index World P Acc
    30BGF World Technology D2 GBP
    31Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    32Jupiter Gold & Silver Fund I GBP Acc
    33Smith & Williamson Artfcl Intllgnc Z GBP
    34L&G International Index I Acc
    35L&G Global Equity Index I Acc
    36Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    37Baillie Gifford Japanese B Inc
    38Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    39Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc
    40L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    41VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    42iShares 100 UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    43LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    44Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc
    45Trojan Fund X Accumulation
    46iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    47Janus Henderson Instl NA Idx Opps I Acc
    48Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Inc
    49Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc
    50BlackRock Emerging Markets D 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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