Most popular funds

Funds help diversify your portfolio as a fund manager buys and sells a mix of investments on your behalf.

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.

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.

You should remember the investment goals you have set, and consider if an investment helps you build 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 product 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 investment.

Top fund purchases: December 2020
Rank Name Sector Sedol
1 Baillie Gifford American B Acc North America 0606196
2 Fundsmith Equity I Acc Global B41YBW7
3 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 4 R Acc Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares B4ZFH28
4 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 3 R A  Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares B4Z0MR3
5 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 5 R Acc Flexible Investment B4YPY06
6 Baillie Gifford Gbl Discovery B Acc Global 0605933
7 Polar Capital Gbl Tech I GBP Technology & Telecommunications B42W4J8
8 BlackRock BGF Sustainable Energy Fund D4 Inc GBP Specialist B62H2K4
9 Baillie Gifford Greater China B Acc China/Greater China B39RMM8
10 Baillie Gifford PostivChng B A Global BYVGKV5
11 Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Global B3NS4D2
12 Fidelity Gbl Tech W GBP Technology & Telecommunications BJVDZ16
13 Baillie Gifford Pacific B Acc Asia Pacific ex Japan 0606323
14 AXA Framlington Gbl Tech Z Acc Technology & Telecommunications B4W52V5
15 Fidelity Asia W Acc As Pacific ex Japan B6Y7NF4
16 L&G Gbl Technology Idx Trst I Acc Technology & Telecommunications B0CNH16
17 HSBC FTSE 100 Index C Acc UK All Companies B80QFR5
18 Baillie Gifford Managed B Acc Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares 0601016
19 Rathbone Global Opp I Acc Global B7FQLN1
20 Baillie Gifford American B Inc North America 0606185

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