Choose Investment Funds
Whether you are looking for some support to decide, or you know exactly which Investment Fund you want to buy, here's three tools to help you choose.
Quick Start Funds
Easy, straightforward investing.
3 low cost Funds selected by our experts.
A simple way to help get you started.Quick Start Funds
50+ Funds shortlisted by unbiased, expert analysis of the market.
A more confident way to build your portfolio.Recommended FUnds
Fund Selector Tool
Explore our full range of over 2,000 funds, covering all sectors of the market.
With a choice of filters to help you find what you're looking for.Fund Selector
Understanding the risks
Remember that each fund is unique and hence exposed to different levels of risk. Some are relatively low risk, while others can be very risky and those will only be appropriate for more experienced investors. The value of your investments, and the income derived from them, may go down as well as up. You may not get back all the money you invest. There may be a Fund Manager charge, which is a percentage of the value of your investment. This can differ depending on the fund. We charge a platform fee to cover the administrative cost of managing your funds.
See our Rates & Charges for more details.
What are Investment Funds?
Investment funds allow investors to pool their money with other investors to access investments that they might not be able to individually. Funds typically invest in 30 - 100 stocks, this diversification helps to manage the risk of market downturns or underperformance of individual stocks.
Actively managed funds are run by an expert Fund Manager on behalf of the fund investors.
The individual investments within each fund are detailed in the Key Investor Information Document (KIID) along with its investment objective and risk profile. A KIID is essentially a fund report.
There are a wide range of funds available to invest in with TD Direct Investing, from funds that track an index, such as the FTSE 100 to funds that are invested in UK or global equities.Recommended Funds
Benefits of investing in funds?
Diversified risk – Due to combined investments
Professional Expertise – Fund Manager expertise and a team of analysts
More choice – Different opportunities to meet your goals and objectives
Funds key facts
Funds are open-ended – The size and value vary according to demand and supply
Pricing - Funds unlike shares, are priced once a day. The price you’ll see online represents the previous days price
Understanding the fund – To help you choose the right fund for you make sure you understand the Key Investor Information Document (KIID), copies of these can be found in our Fund Selector
Clean funds – All funds that you can purchase through us are clean funds, there is no trail commission or hidden fees
Understanding the risks
Our services are execution only. Together with our partners we also provide opinions on whether to buy a specific investment. None of the opinions we provide are a personal recommendation. We have not assessed your investing knowledge and experience, your financial situation or your investment objectives. If you're unsure about the suitability of a particular investment or think you need a personal recommendation, you should speak to a suitably qualified financial adviser.
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