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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: December 2021
Rank Name Sector Sedol
1 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 4 R Acc Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares B4ZFH28
2 Fundsmith Equity I Acc Global B41YBW7
3 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 5 R Acc Flexible Investment B4YPY06
4 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 3 R A  Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares B4Z0MR3
5 Baillie Gifford American B Acc North America 606196
6 Polar Capital Gbl Tech I GBP Technology & Telecommunications B42W4J8
7 L&G Gbl Technology Idx Trst I Acc Technology & Telecommunications B0CNH16
8 Barclays Wealth Gbl Mkts 2 R A £ Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares B510V99
9 BGF Sust Engy D4 £ Specialist B62H2K4
10 AXA Framlington Gbl Tech Z Acc Technology & Telecommunications B4W52V5
11 Baillie Gifford Gbl Discovery B Acc Global 605933
12 UBS S&P 500 Index C Acc North America BMN91T3
13 Lindsell Train Global Equity B GBP Global B3NS4D2
14 Fidelity Gbl Tech W GBP Technology & Telecommunications BJVDZ16
15 Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Eq A  Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares B4PQW15
16 Rathbone Global Opp I Acc Global B7FQLN1
17 Baillie Gifford PostivChng B A Unclassified Sector BYVGKV5
18 BlackRock European Dyn FD Acc Europe Excluding UK BCZRNN3
19 Fidelity Asia W Acc As Pacific ex Japan B6Y7NF4
20 Janus Henderson GlSusEq I A Global B71DPP6

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