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 25 Jul 2021.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc10.0
    2VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc8.4
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc7.2
    4VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc6.9
    5VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc5.3
    6VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc4.6
    7Fidelity Index World P Acc3.2
    8Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.0
    9Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.6
    10Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.3
    11Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.2
    12Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.0
    13Trojan Global Income O Acc1.9
    14Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc1.7
    15Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.7
    16ASI Global Smaller Companies I Acc1.7
    17Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.6
    18Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.6
    19Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc1.6
    20Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc1.6
    21VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.6
    22L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.5
    23LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.5
    24Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.3
    25Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc1.2
    26Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.2
    27Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.2
    28Fidelity Open World W Acc1.1
    29Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc1.1
    30AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.0
    31Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.9
    32HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc0.9
    33iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.9
    34BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc0.9
    35HSBC FTSE All-World Index C Acc0.9
    36Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc0.9
    37Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.9
    38Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc0.9
    39Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc0.9
    40VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc0.8
    41Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc0.8
    42Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc0.8
    43Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc0.8
    44Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc0.8
    45HSBC FTSE 100 Index Accumulation C0.7
    46TwentyFour Corporate Bond I GBP Acc0.7
    47LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc0.7
    48L&G International Index I Acc0.7
    49Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc0.7
    50MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B 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 Sunday 25 Jul 2021.
    Name%
    1Baillie Gifford American B Acc6.7
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc5.3
    3VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc5.0
    4Fidelity Open World W Acc4.6
    5VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc4.1
    6Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc4.0
    7VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc3.8
    8Fundsmith Equity I Inc3.0
    9VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc2.8
    10Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc2.8
    11Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.5
    12VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc2.4
    13Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.4
    14Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc2.2
    15Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP2.2
    16Baillie Gifford China B Acc2.1
    17Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc2.1
    18Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP2.1
    19Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc2.0
    20L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.9
    21MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B Acc1.8
    22Fidelity Index World P Acc1.8
    23TB Amati UK Smaller Companies B1.7
    24Fidelity UK Smaller Companies W Acc1.6
    25ASI Global Smaller Companies I Acc1.5
    26Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.5
    27Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.5
    28Marlborough Nano Cap Growth P Acc1.3
    29TM CRUX UK Special Situations I GBP Acc1.2
    30Jupiter Gold & Silver I GBP Acc1.2
    31Man GLG Income Professional Inc D1.2
    32FP Octopus UK Micro Cap Growth P Acc1.2
    33Premier Miton UK Value Opps B Instl Acc1.2
    34Schroder UK Dynamic Smaller Coms Z Acc1.2
    35VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.2
    36Baillie Gifford American B Inc1.1
    37Premier Miton UK Smaller Companies B Acc1.1
    38Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.1
    39Jupiter India I Acc1.1
    40LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.1
    41Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc1.1
    42Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc1.1
    43Trojan Global Income O Acc1.1
    44HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.1
    45VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.0
    46Vanguard Glb Small-Cp Idx £ Acc1.0
    47Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.0
    48Slater Recovery P Acc1.0
    49Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.0
    50Fidelity Strategic Bond 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 25 Jul 2021.
    Name
    1Fidelity Open World W Acc
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    3Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    4Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    5HSBC American Index C Acc
    6VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    7VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    8Vanguard UK Invm Grd Bd Idx £ Acc
    9Vanguard Global Credit Bond Inv GBPH Acc
    10Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    11VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    12VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    13Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    14Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    15JPM US Select C Net Acc
    16VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    17VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc
    18Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    19Fidelity Index World P Acc
    20Trojan Global Income O Acc
    21Janus Henderson Instl NA Idx Opps I Acc
    22Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    23Janus Henderson Glb Tech Leaders I Acc
    24LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    25Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    26Schroder ISF Glbl Rcvy A Acc GBP Hdg
    27L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    28Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    29Jupiter Gold & Silver I GBP Acc
    30Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc
    31Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc
    32Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    33AXA Framlington UK Mid Cap Z GBP Acc
    34TM CRUX UK Special Situations I GBP Acc
    35MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B Acc
    36Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    37Tilney Growth Clean £ Acc
    38VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc
    39Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP
    40Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £
    41L&G Japan Index I Inc
    42VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    43Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc
    44Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc
    45Slater Growth P Acc
    46Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc
    47Premier Miton US Opportunities B Acc
    48Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc
    49TB Amati UK Smaller Companies B
    50Slater Recovery P 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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