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 Wednesday 02 Dec 2020.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc8.3
    2VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc7.1
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc7.0
    4Fundsmith Equity I Acc6.5
    5VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc5.9
    6VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc5.6
    7Baillie Gifford American B Acc4.8
    8Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc3.6
    9Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc3.0
    10Fidelity Index World P Acc2.7
    11Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.3
    12Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc2.2
    13VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.9
    14Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.9
    15Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.7
    16Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.6
    17Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.6
    18Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.6
    19Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.5
    20Baillie Gifford China B Acc1.5
    21Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.3
    22Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.3
    23Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc1.3
    24Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc1.3
    25TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.3
    26VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.2
    27VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.2
    28Trojan Global Income O Acc1.2
    29Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.0
    30Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.0
    31Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.0
    32Baillie Gifford American B Inc0.9
    33Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc0.9
    34Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc0.9
    35Fidelity Asia W Acc0.9
    36LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc0.9
    37BGF World Technology D2 GBP0.9
    38BGF Next Generation Technology D2 GBP H0.8
    39Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP0.8
    40AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc0.8
    41Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc0.8
    42Allianz Global Artfcl Intlgc PT GBP0.8
    43LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc0.7
    44Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.7
    45Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.7
    46Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.7
    47Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc0.7
    48Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc0.7
    49Baillie Gifford European B Acc0.7
    50Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc0.7

    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 Wednesday 02 Dec 2020.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc7.6
    2Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc5.4
    3LF Ruffer Gold C Acc5.2
    4VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc4.3
    5Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £3.6
    6Baillie Gifford China B Acc3.5
    7TB Evenlode Income B Acc3.0
    8Baillie Gifford American B Acc2.8
    9Baillie Gifford Japan Small Co B Acc2.5
    10BlackRock Gold and General D Acc2.5
    11VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc2.5
    12VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc2.4
    13VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc2.3
    14Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.2
    15Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc2.2
    16Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc2.2
    17AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc2.1
    18Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc2.1
    19Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.0
    20Fundsmith Equity I Inc2.0
    21VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.9
    22LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.7
    23Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.6
    24L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.6
    25Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.6
    26Fidelity Index World P Acc1.6
    27Liontrust Global Alpha C Acc GBP1.5
    28Royal London Sustainable World C Acc1.5
    29BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc1.5
    30Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.5
    31Fidelity Open World W Acc1.5
    32Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.4
    33LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.4
    34Trojan Global Income O Acc1.3
    35BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc1.3
    36Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.2
    37Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.2
    38VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.1
    39Fidelity Allocator World W Acc1.1
    40Baillie Gifford European B Acc1.1
    41Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.0
    42Jupiter European I Acc1.0
    43Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.0
    44VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc0.9
    45Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP0.9
    46Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc0.8
    47HSBC American Index C Acc0.8
    48Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc0.8
    49Premier Miton UK Smaller Companies B Acc0.8
    50Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ 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 Wednesday 02 Dec 2020.
    Name
    1Fidelity Open World W Acc
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    3Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £
    4ASI UK All Share Tracker B Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    6AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    7Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    8VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    9Fidelity Allocator World W Acc
    10HSBC Japan Index C Acc
    11VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc
    12Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    13L&G International Index I Acc
    14Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    15Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc
    16VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    17Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    18Aviva Investors Mlt-Asst Pl V 2 GBP Acc
    19Fidelity Index World P Acc
    20VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    21Aviva Investors Mlt-Asst Pl IV 2 GBP Acc
    22Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    24Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc
    25Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    26Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc
    27HSBC American Index C Acc
    28VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    29Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    30BlackRock Gold and General D Acc
    31LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    32Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc
    33BGF World Technology D2 GBP
    34Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    35Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    36Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    37Man GLG Undervalued Assets Profl Acc C
    38Baillie Gifford China B Acc
    39TB Evenlode Income B Acc
    40Liontrust MA Blended Interm S Acc
    41Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    42VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    43LF Ruffer Gold C Acc
    44Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    45Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc
    46Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc
    47Baillie Gifford European B Acc
    48LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    49Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc
    50ASI Latin American Equity 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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