We all have different goals – that’s why having a wide choice of funds is important. Yet faced with so much choice, knowing where to start can be tricky. To help you, we’ve split our funds into easy selections.
Remember though that no matter which funds you choose, all investments carry risk and you could get back less than you initially invested. To invest in funds you need to be prepared to invest for at least five years and be willing to take a risk as you could lose money.
Barclays Stockbrokers Funds List
Our list contains the funds we think offer the most investment potential across a wide range of sectors. Discover the funds chosen by Barclays’ experts, which we believe have investment potential.
Citywire offers completely independent analysis of the funds and managers they believe have the best track records. Their financial experts put together and update this completely impartial shortlist every six months. If you’re looking for an independent viewpoint from investment professionals, this could be a good place to start.
The Top 20 Selling Funds and the Citywire selection should not be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell any particular fund, and it is not intended to offer any form of advice.
Barclays Stockbrokers Funds Market
Whatever kind of investor you are, you’ll find a fund that matches your goals on our Funds Market. Choose from over 2,000 funds, from more than 100 fund managers. Narrow down your options with advanced search tools and up-to-date research on fund performance.
Our Funds Market comprises the new “clean” share classes, which allow you to reduce the cost of investing.
Top 20 selling funds
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The Top 20 Selling Funds should not be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell any particular fund, and it is not intended to offer any form of advice. It is simply an indication of the total number of purchases by Barclays Stockbrokers clients during the month.
Search for a fund factsheet
Use advanced search tools and filters to refine your choice of funds. Then check each fund’s factsheet to find out if it meets your needs.
Things to remember
- The value of funds can go down as well as up and you can lose money
- Funds are medium- to long-term investments and are not suitable for everyone
- An investment's past performance is not a reliable indicator of its future performance.
- If you're unsure please seek independent financial and taxation advice.
Funds - a type of investment where a professional investment manager takes the money paid in by lots of individuals and, in many cases, invests it in a wide range of assets, e.g. shares, bonds etc. Each fund has its own objective and the money is invested accordingly.
Diversify - a risk management technique that mixes a variety of investments within a portfolio.
Portfolio - a selection of different investments held by you.
Initial charge - a charge investors pay to the fund manager when units/shares are purchased.
Asset classes - different types of investments with varying degrees of risk, e.g. cash, shares, gilts and bonds.
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) - funds that track an index such as the FTSE 100, or market performance through a single share.