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 experts could make your life even easier with our AJ Bell funds and AJ Bell Favourite funds list.

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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 16 Nov 2019.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc9.6
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc9.4
    3VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc8.3
    4VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc6.8
    5Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc6.5
    6VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc6.5
    7Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc4.9
    8Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc4.5
    9Fidelity Index World P Acc2.6
    10Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc2.5
    11LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc2.0
    12BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc1.5
    13VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Cau I Acc1.5
    14Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.5
    15VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.5
    16TB Evenlode Income B Acc1.2
    17Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx Acc1.2
    18Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.2
    19Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.2
    20Vanguard Glbl Small-Cap Idx GBP Acc1.2
    21iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc1.1
    22Vanguard US Equity Index Acc1.0
    23L&G International Index I Acc1.0
    24Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cap Idx Inv A £Acc1.0
    25Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.0
    26L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.0
    27Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.0
    28VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc1.0
    29Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.0
    30Vanguard Emerg Mkts Stk Idx GBP Acc1.0
    31Fundsmith Equity I Inc0.9
    32Baillie Gifford American B Acc0.9
    33ASI Global Smaller Companies P1 Acc0.9
    34Vanguard FTSE U.K. All Shr Idx UT Acc0.9
    35Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc0.8
    36Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc0.8
    37Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc0.8
    38Liontrust Special Situations I Inc0.8
    39Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Inc0.7
    40Stewart Investors AsiaPac Ldrs B Acc GBP0.7
    41AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc0.7
    42BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc0.7
    43L&G US Index I Acc0.6
    44Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc0.6
    45Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.6
    46L&G UK Index I Acc0.6
    47Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc0.6
    48Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.6
    49Marlborough UK Micro Cap Growth P Acc0.6
    50Artemis US Select I Acc GBP0.5

    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 Saturday 16 Nov 2019.
    Name%
    1Fidelity Open World W Acc14.2
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc9.6
    3Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc9.2
    4VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc4.8
    5VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc4.2
    6Invesco High Income UK Y Acc3.4
    7VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc2.5
    8Janus Henderson Global Technology I Acc2.3
    9VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc2.3
    10LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc2.1
    11Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.9
    12Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.9
    13LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc1.7
    14Artemis Global Income I Inc1.5
    15Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha Profl Acc C1.5
    16Fundsmith Equity I Inc1.5
    17BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc1.5
    18Royal London Sterl Extra Yld Bd A1.5
    19AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc1.5
    20Smith & Williamson Artfcl Intllgnc Z GBP1.3
    21Merian UK Smaller Companies U1 GBP Acc1.3
    22Jupiter UK Smaller Companies Fd I1.3
    23Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.3
    24Man GLG UK Income Professional Inc D1.1
    25ASI Global Smaller Companies P1 Acc1.1
    26VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Cau I Acc1.1
    27HSBC FTSE 100 Index Accumulation C1.1
    28Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc1.1
    29Janus Henderson UK Pty PAIF I Acc1.1
    30Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc1.1
    31TB Evenlode Global Income B GBP Acc1.1
    32Janus Henderson UK Absolute Return I Acc1.1
    33M&G Global Listed Infras GBP I Acc1.1
    34Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP1.1
    35Vanguard Global Bond Index GBPH Acc1.1
    36Fidelity Allocator World Y Acc1.1
    37Jupiter European I Acc1.1
    38Baillie Gifford American B Acc1.1
    39HSBC American Index C Acc1.1
    40VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc1.1
    41Fidelity Index World P Acc0.8
    42Vanguard UK Infl-LnkdGltIdx A Grs Acc0.8
    43Schroder Tokyo Z Acc £0.8
    44BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Inc0.8
    45Royal London FTSE 350 Tracker Z Acc0.8
    46Fidelity Global Property W Acc0.8
    47L&G US Index I Acc0.8
    48Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc0.8
    49iShares Glb Prpty Secs Eq Idx (UK) D Acc0.8
    50Franklin US Opportunities W 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 Saturday 16 Nov 2019.
    Name
    1Fidelity Open World W Acc
    2Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    3Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    4VT AJ Bell Passive Adventurous I Acc
    5BNY Mellon Global Income Inst W Acc
    6Royal London Sterl Extra Yld Bd A
    7VT AJ Bell Passive Global Growth IGBPAcc
    8VT AJ Bell Passive Balanced I Acc
    9Invesco High Income UK Y Acc
    10Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP
    11Fidelity Allocator World Y Acc
    12VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Adv I Acc
    13Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    14Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP
    15Fidelity Index World P Acc
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    17AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    18Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    19Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    20Janus Henderson Global Technology I Acc
    21Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    22Vanguard US Equity Index Acc
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    24LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    25VT AJ Bell Passive Moderately Cau I Acc
    26VT AJ Bell Passive Cautious I Acc
    27First State Glbl Lstd Infras B Acc GBP
    28HSBC American Index C Acc
    29iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    30ASI American Equity I Acc
    31TB Evenlode Income B Acc
    32Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    33LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc
    34Lindsell Train Japanese Eq A Yen Acc
    35Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc
    36Liontrust Special Situations I Inc
    37Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Inc
    38Vanguard Pac ex-Jpn Stk Idx GBP Inc
    39Merian Gold & Silver R GBP Acc
    40Investec Glb Gold I Acc GBP
    41Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    42VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc
    43Vanguard LifeStrategy 20% Eq A Grs Acc
    44ASI Sterling Money Market I Acc
    45Franklin UK Mid Cap W Acc
    46Jupiter India I Acc
    47iShares 100 UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
    48VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc
    49Vanguard FTSE Dev Eurp ex UK Eq Idx Acc
    50Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex UK Eq Idx 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 experts 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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