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 16 May 2021.
    Name%
    1VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc11.1
    2VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc9.6
    3VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc7.6
    4VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc7.0
    5Fundsmith Equity I Acc7.0
    6VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc5.1
    7Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc3.7
    8Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc3.6
    9Fidelity Index World P Acc3.0
    10Baillie Gifford American B Acc2.2
    11Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc2.2
    12Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.9
    13Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc1.8
    14Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.8
    15VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc1.7
    16Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc1.7
    17Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc1.6
    18Liontrust Sust Fut Glbl Gr 2 Net Acc1.5
    19Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.4
    20Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.3
    21Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.3
    22Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc1.2
    23L&G Global Technology Index I Acc1.0
    24Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.0
    25VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Acc1.0
    26Janus Henderson Absolute Return I Acc0.9
    27Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc0.9
    28Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP0.9
    29Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc0.8
    30HSBC FTSE 250 Index C Acc0.8
    31Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc0.8
    32Ninety One UK Alpha J £ Acc0.8
    33VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc0.8
    34HSBC FTSE All-World Index C Acc0.8
    35LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc0.7
    36LF Blue Whale Growth R Sterling Acc0.7
    37Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP0.7
    38Royal London Sustainable World C Acc0.7
    39UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc0.7
    40ASI Global Smaller Companies P1 Acc0.7
    41L&G International Index I Acc0.7
    42Trojan Global Income O Acc0.7
    43Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc0.7
    44Fundsmith Equity I Inc0.7
    45ASI Global Smaller Companies I Acc0.7
    46TB Amati UK Smaller Companies B0.6
    47Vanguard Glb Small-Cp Idx £ Acc0.6
    48iShares UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc0.6
    49Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc0.6
    50Fidelity Asia W 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 Sunday 16 May 2021.
    Name%
    1Baillie Gifford American B Acc9.1
    2Fundsmith Equity I Acc7.6
    3Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc6.5
    4Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc4.3
    5VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc3.9
    6Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc3.1
    7Baillie Gifford China B Acc3.1
    8Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc2.9
    9VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc2.9
    10AS SICAV I Global Inno Eq X Acc GBP2.8
    11Baillie Gifford American B Inc2.6
    12VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc2.5
    13Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc2.4
    14Fundsmith Equity I Inc2.4
    15AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc2.4
    16L&G Global Technology Index I Acc2.1
    17VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc2.0
    18Fidelity Open World W Acc1.9
    19Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc1.7
    20Polar Capital Global Tech I Inc GBP1.6
    21Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP1.6
    22Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc1.5
    23Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc1.4
    24Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc1.4
    25Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc1.4
    26BGF Next Generation Technology D2 GBP H1.3
    27VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc1.2
    28Fidelity Index World P Acc1.2
    29Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc1.1
    30Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP1.1
    31BGF World Technology D2 GBP1.1
    32Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc1.1
    33Vanguard FTSE 100 Idx Unit Tr £ Acc1.1
    34Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc1.1
    35T. Rowe Price Glb Tech Eq CAccGBP1.0
    36Artemis Strategic Bond I Quarterly Acc1.0
    37Legg Mason IF Japan Equity X Acc0.9
    38Fidelity Strategic Bond W Acc0.9
    39Morgan Stanley US Advantage I Acc GBP0.9
    40Baillie Gifford China B Inc0.9
    41JPM US Small Cap Growth C Acc0.9
    42LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc0.9
    43VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc0.9
    44VT AJ Bell Cautious I Acc0.9
    45Liontrust Global Technology C GBP Acc0.9
    46Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc0.9
    47VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc0.9
    48Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Inc0.9
    49TB Evenlode Income B Acc0.9
    50Guinness Sustainable Energy Y GBP 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 Sunday 16 May 2021.
    Name
    1Lindsell Train Japanese Eq A Yen Acc
    2Fidelity Open World W Acc
    3Fundsmith Equity I Acc
    4Baillie Gifford American B Acc
    5VT AJ Bell Moderately Adv I Acc
    6VT AJ Bell Adventurous I Acc
    7VT AJ Bell Balanced I Acc
    8Fidelity Index World P Acc
    9AS SICAV I Global Inno Eq X Acc GBP
    10Fundsmith Equity I Inc
    11Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc
    12VT AJ Bell Responsible Gr I GBP Acc
    13VT AJ Bell Global Growth I Acc
    14HSBC American Index C Acc
    15Vanguard LifeStrategy 60% Equity A Acc
    16Vanguard LifeStrategy 100% Equity A Acc
    17Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc
    18Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc
    19Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Inc
    20T. Rowe Price Glb Tech Eq CAccGBP
    21VT AJ Bell Moderately Cau I Acc
    22Fidelity Global Special Sits W Acc
    23Baillie Gifford Global Alpha Gr B Acc
    24Vanguard FTSE UK All Shr Idx Unit Tr£Acc
    25Jupiter UK Special Situations I Acc
    26JPM US Select C Net Acc
    27AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc
    28Marlborough Nano Cap Growth P Acc
    29HSBC Japan Index C Acc
    30MI Chelverton UK Equity Growth B Acc
    31VT SG UK Defined Return Assets A Acc
    32Artemis US Smaller Companies I Acc GBP
    33Baillie Gifford American B Inc
    34Fidelity Global Technology W-Acc-GBP
    35Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc
    36Vanguard U.S. Eq Idx £ Acc
    37Baillie Gifford L/T Glb Gr Invm B Acc
    38Fidelity Instl Emerg Mkts W Acc
    39LF Prudential Risk Managed Actv 4 P Acc
    40VT AJ Bell Income & Growth I GBP Inc
    41L&G Global Technology Index I Acc
    42Vanguard FTSE Glb All Cp Idx £ Acc
    43Rathbone Global Opportunities I Acc
    44Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc
    45Slater Growth P Acc
    46ASI Sterling Money Market I Acc
    47Fidelity Asia W Acc
    48Vanguard FTSE Dev Wld ex-UK Eq Idx £ Acc
    49LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc
    50HSBC FTSE 250 Index C 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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