Most popular funds

Funds help diversify your portfolio as a fund manager buys and sells a mix of investments on your behalf. Most funds invest in a single asset class, although multi-asset funds hold a range of investments such as shares, bonds, property, commodities and more.

Remember, the value of investments can fall as well as rise and you could get back less than you invest. If you’re not sure about investing, seek independent advice.

The details of our most popular funds are updated monthly, using the number of purchase deals placed by our Smart Investor customers during the calendar month.

You may be interested to see what other customers have done, however this may have limited value in making a decision on the investments that are most suitable for you. This is not a personal recommendation and should not be seen as independent advice.

You should remember the investment goals you have set, and consider if each fund you like will contribute to building a diversified and balanced portfolio. 

To find out more about any of these investments, please click on the name of the fund you are interested in below, and it will take you directly to the fund factsheet.

The fund factsheet contains important information you should understand, including the risks relevant to the investment, and gives you access to all the key documents related to the fund.

Top fund purchases: August 2021
Rank Name Sector Sedol
1 Fundsmith Equity I Acc Global B41YBW7
2 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 4 R Acc Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares B4ZFH28
3 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 3 R A  Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares B4Z0MR3
4 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 5 R Acc Flexible Investment B4YPY06
5 Baillie Gifford American B Acc North America 0606196
6 Polar Capital Gbl Tech I GBP Technology & Telecommunications B42W4J8
7 BGF Sust Engy D4 £ Specialist B62H2K4
8 Baillie Gifford PostivChng B A Unclassified Sector BYVGKV5
9 BlackRock European Dyn FD Acc Europe Excluding UK BCZRNN3
10 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 2 R A £ Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares B510V99
11 Baillie Gifford Greater China B Acc China/Greater China B39RMM8
12 L&G Gbl Technology Idx Trst I Acc Technology & Telecommunications B0CNH16
13 Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Eq A  Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares B4PQW15
14 UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc North America BMN91T3
15 Baillie Gifford Gbl Discovery B Acc Global 0605933
16 LF Blue Whale Growth R Acc Unclassified Sector BD6PG78
17 Rathbone Global Opp I Acc Global B7FQLN1
18 Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares 0601016
19 AXA Framlington Gbl Tech Z Acc Technology & Telecommunications B4W52V5
20 Janus Henderson GlSusEq I A Global B71DPP6


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