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 06 Jun 2020.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc9.9
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc8.9
    3VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc8.2
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc7.0
    5VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc5.7
    6Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc2.6
    7Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.1
    8Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc2.1
    9VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc2.1
    10Fidelity Index World P Acc2.1
    11Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc2.1
    12TB Evenlode Income B Acc2.0
    13Vanguard FTSE 100 Index A GBP Acc2.0
    14Baillie Gifford American B Acc2.0
    15L&G Global Technology Index I Acc2.0
    16Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.9
    17Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.9
    18Fidelity Open World W Acc1.8
    19Trojan Global Income Fund O Acc1.8
    20Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.7
    21Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.6
    22Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc1.6
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.5
    24LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.5
    25Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.5
    26VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc1.4
    27Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.4
    28VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.3
    29VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc1.3
    30HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.2
    31Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.1
    32Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.0
    33Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.0
    34Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cap Idx Inv A £Acc1.0
    35LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc0.9
    36Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.9
    37Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc0.9
    38Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc0.9
    39Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc0.9
    40Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc0.8
    41Fundsmith Sustainable Equity I Acc0.8
    42AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc0.8
    43iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.8
    44VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc0.8
    45L&G Global Health & Pharma Index I Acc0.7
    46BGF World Technology D2 GBP0.7
    47Vanguard US Equity Index Acc0.7
    48L&G International Index I Acc0.7
    49Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc0.6
    50Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc0.6

    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 Saturday 06 Jun 2020.
    Name%
    1Fundsmith Equity I Acc10.9
    2Fidelity Open World W Acc6.2
    3Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc5.3
    4VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc4.2
    5Fidelity Allocator World W Acc3.4
    6VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc3.4
    7VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc3.1
    8Baillie Gifford American B Acc3.1
    9Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc2.5
    10Fidelity Index World P Acc2.4
    11VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc2.4
    12BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc2.4
    13L&G Global Technology Index I Acc2.2
    14VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc2.1
    15Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc2.0
    16LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.8
    17Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.8
    18Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.7
    19Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.5
    20Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc1.5
    21Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.5
    22Vanguard FTSE 100 Index A GBP Acc1.5
    23Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.5
    24LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc1.5
    25Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £1.5
    26VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc1.5
    27Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.4
    28Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.4
    29LF Ruffer Gold C Acc1.3
    30Marlborough UK Micro Cap Growth P Acc1.3
    31BlackRock Gold and General DI Acc1.3
    32Castlefield CFP SDL UK Bufftlgy Inst Acc1.3
    33HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc1.3
    34TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.3
    35Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc1.3
    36BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc1.1
    37Jupiter European I Acc1.1
    38iShares Japan Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.1
    39ASI Global Smaller Companies P1 Acc1.1
    40VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.0
    41Merian UK Smaller Companies U1 GBP Acc1.0
    42Baillie Gifford American B Inc1.0
    43Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc1.0
    44Artemis Global Growth I Acc1.0
    45Vanguard US Equity Index Acc1.0
    46Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.0
    47BGF World Technology D2 GBP1.0
    48Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP1.0
    49VT AJ Bell Income I GBP Inc1.0
    50Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.8

    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 Saturday 06 Jun 2020.
    Name
    1Fidelity Open World W Acc
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    3Fidelity Allocator World W Acc
    4Lindsell Train Japanese Eq A Yen Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    6Vanguard Stlg S/T Mny Mkts A GBP Inc
    7VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    8VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    9VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    10Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    11Aviva Investors Mlt-asset V 2 GBP Acc
    12Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    13Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    14VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    15Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    16Fidelity Index World P Acc
    17Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    18Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    19Fundsmith Sustainable Equity I Acc
    20Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    21Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    22Liontrust Sust Fut Corp Bd 2 Grs Inc
    23Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    24L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    25Invesco Managed Growth UK Y Acc
    26LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    27LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    28Ninety One Global Gold I Acc £
    29HSBC American Index C Acc
    30AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    31Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc
    32Trojan Fund X Accumulation
    33VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    34Invesco Latin American UK Y Acc
    35Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc
    36JPM US Small Cap Growth C Acc
    37Liontrust Special Situations I Inc
    38BGF World Technology D2 GBP
    39Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc
    40TB Evenlode Income B Acc
    41LF Ruffer Gold C Acc
    42Vanguard US Equity Index Acc
    43Kames Ethical Corporate Bond GBP B Acc
    44Marlborough US Multi-Cap Income P Inc
    45Vanguard FTSE 100 Index A GBP Acc
    46Heptagon Kopernik Glb AllCp Eq AG £ Acc
    47Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc
    48Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Res B
    49HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc
    50Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP

    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
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    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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