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 Saturday 26 Sep 2020.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc10.0
    2VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc6.5
    3VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc6.2
    4VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc5.9
    5VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc5.6
    6Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.4
    7Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.8
    8Fidelity Index World P Acc2.8
    9Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.7
    10VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc2.3
    11L&G Global Technology Index I Acc2.2
    12LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc2.1
    13Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc2.0
    14Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc2.0
    15Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.9
    16Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.9
    17Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.8
    18Royal London Sustainable World C Acc1.8
    19Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.7
    20Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.7
    21Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.6
    22Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.5
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.4
    24Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc1.4
    25Trojan Global Income O Acc1.4
    26Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.4
    27Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.4
    28Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc1.4
    29TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.3
    30Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc1.2
    31Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.2
    32Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.2
    33VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.1
    34Baillie Gifford European B Acc1.1
    35VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.1
    36Fidelity Asia W Acc1.1
    37Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.1
    38Baillie Gifford China B Acc1.1
    39VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.0
    40Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc1.0
    41AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.0
    42Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc0.9
    43Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc0.9
    44Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc0.8
    45Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.8
    46iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.8
    47LF Miton European Opportunities B Acc0.8
    48HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc0.8
    49L&G International Index I Acc0.7
    50VT AJ Bell Income 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 Saturday 26 Sep 2020.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc9.9
    2VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc5.8
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc5.2
    4VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc4.3
    5Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc4.1
    6Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.6
    7Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc3.2
    8VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc3.2
    9LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc2.6
    10TB Evenlode Income B Acc2.5
    11Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP2.2
    12Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.2
    13Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc2.2
    14Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.1
    15Fidelity Index World P Acc2.0
    16LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.9
    17BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc1.9
    18Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.9
    19AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.9
    20VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.7
    21Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.7
    22Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.7
    23L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.6
    24Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.6
    25Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc1.6
    26Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc1.5
    27Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc1.5
    28Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.4
    29Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.4
    30VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.4
    31Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.4
    32Smith & Williamson Artfcl Intllgnc Z GBP1.2
    33Trojan Global Income O Acc1.2
    34VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.2
    35Baillie Gifford American B Inc1.1
    36HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.1
    37Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc1.1
    38BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc1.1
    39Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.1
    40Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.1
    41Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc1.0
    42Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.0
    43First Sentier Glb Lstd Infra B GBP Acc1.0
    44Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc0.9
    45Castlefield CFP SDL UK Bufftlgy Inst Acc0.9
    46HSBC American Index C Acc0.9
    47iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.9
    48Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc0.9
    49VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc0.9
    50Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B 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 Saturday 26 Sep 2020.
    Name
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    2Fidelity Open World W Acc
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    4VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    5Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    6Marlborough Global P Acc
    7Fidelity Index World P Acc
    8Threadneedle Managed Eq Z Acc
    9Aviva Investors Mlt-asset IV 2 GBP Acc
    10VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    11AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    12Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    13Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    14Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    15Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    16Man GLG Absolute Value Profl CX £ Acc
    17Baillie Gifford UK and Worldwide Eq B
    18LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    19Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    20MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B Acc
    21Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £
    22Slater Recovery P Acc
    23Baillie Gifford European B Acc
    24Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    25L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    26Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP
    27Merian North American Equity R GBP Acc
    28M&G North American Dividend GBP I Acc
    29Invesco Managed Growth UK Y Acc
    30Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc
    31Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    32VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    33Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    34Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc
    35Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    36Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    37TB Evenlode Income B Acc
    38Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    39Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc
    40Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc
    41Baillie Gifford China B Acc
    42VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    43Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP
    44VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    45DMS Charteris Gold and Prec Mtls I Acc
    46Aviva Investors Mlt-asset V 2 GBP Acc
    47Trojan Global Income O Acc
    48HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc
    49Smith & Williamson Artfcl Intllgnc Z GBP
    50Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£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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