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 Thursday 09 Dec 2021.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc10.7
    2VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc9.3
    3VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc8.6
    4VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc7.0
    5Fundsmith Equity I Acc6.9
    6VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc6.0
    7Fidelity Index World P Acc3.5
    8Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc2.9
    9Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.9
    10Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.6
    11Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.1
    12Baillie Gifford American B Acc2.0
    13Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.8
    14L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.8
    15ASI Global Smaller Companies I Acc1.6
    16LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.6
    17Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.5
    18VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.4
    19Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.3
    20Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.3
    21UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc1.3
    22Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.1
    23Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.1
    24VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.0
    25Royal London Sustainable World C Acc1.0
    26HSBC FTSE All-World Index C Acc1.0
    27Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.9
    28Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc0.9
    29Trojan Global Income O Acc0.9
    30VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc0.8
    31VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc0.8
    32Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc0.8
    33Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc0.8
    34Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc0.8
    35BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc0.8
    36Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc0.7
    37Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc0.7
    38Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc0.7
    39L&G International Index I Acc0.7
    40Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc0.7
    41Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc0.7
    42AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc0.7
    43Fundsmith Sustainable Equity I Acc0.6
    44Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc0.6
    45HSBC Islamic Global Equity Index BC GBP0.6
    46HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc0.6
    47Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.6
    48Royal London Sustainable Leaders D Acc0.5
    49Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP0.5
    50VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc0.5

    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 Thursday 09 Dec 2021.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc7.6
    2VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc6.2
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc4.8
    4VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc4.4
    5VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc4.4
    6VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc4.1
    7Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.7
    8Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc3.3
    9Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.6
    10Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc2.6
    11Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc2.4
    12Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc2.4
    13Fundsmith Equity I Inc2.3
    14HSBC Balanced Acc C2.2
    15Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc2.2
    16VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc2.0
    17Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.0
    18VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.9
    19Fidelity Index World P Acc1.9
    20Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.9
    21L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.8
    22Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.8
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.7
    24BlackRock Gold and General D Acc1.7
    25Baillie Gifford China B Acc1.6
    26VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc1.6
    27Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc1.5
    28ASI Global Smaller Companies I Acc1.4
    29Trojan Global Income O Acc1.2
    30Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.2
    31Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.2
    32BNY Mellon Mlt-Asst Balanced Inst W Acc1.2
    33BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc1.1
    34iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.1
    35Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.1
    36Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.0
    37LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.0
    38Allianz Strategic Bond I Inc1.0
    39Man GLG Income Professional Inc D1.0
    40FSSA Asia Focus B GBP Acc1.0
    41Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc1.0
    42MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B Acc1.0
    43LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.0
    44VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.0
    45UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc0.9
    46Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.9
    47Jupiter Gold & Silver I GBP Acc0.9
    48TB Evenlode Income B Acc0.9
    49HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc0.9
    50Royal London Sustainable Leaders D 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 Thursday 09 Dec 2021.
    Name
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    2Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    3Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    4Fidelity Open World W Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    6VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    7VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    8JPM US Select C Net Acc
    9VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    10Aberdeen S Global Inno Eq X Acc GBP
    11Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    12VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    13iShares Over 15 Yrs Gilts Idx (UK) D Acc
    14HSBC American Index C Acc
    15Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    16LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    17Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    18VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc
    19Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    20VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    21L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    22Fidelity Index World P Acc
    23Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    24Lindsell Train Japanese Eq A Yen Acc
    25Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc
    26Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    27T. Rowe Price Glb Tech Eq CAccGBP
    28Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc
    29iShares Pacific ex Jpn Eq Idx (UK) D Acc
    30Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    31LF Montanaro Global Select A GBP Acc
    32Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc
    33ASI Global Smaller Companies I Acc
    34Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc
    35Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP
    36Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    37VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    38AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    39Royal London Sustainable Leaders D Acc
    40ASI MyFolio Market III P1 Acc
    41TM CRUX UK Special Situations I GBP Acc
    42JOHCM UK Equity Income Y GBP Inc
    43LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Inc
    44FTF Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc
    45AXA Framlington American Growth Z Acc
    46Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    47Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    48Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc
    49Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc
    50ASI 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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