Best-selling funds, trusts and ETFs of February 2021

By Mike Narouei, Content Producer at Boring Money

9 Mar, 2021

We asked some of the biggest online investing platforms in the UK - AJ Bell Youinvest, Fidelity, Hargreaves Lansdown, and Interactive Investor - what their customers had been up to in February.

This article brings you the most bought funds, investment trusts and ETFs. If you can’t face reading through it all, we start with the most popular products across the major investment platforms.

Most popular funds

Across all 4 platforms

  • Baillie Gifford American

  • Baillie Gifford China

  • Baillie Gifford Global Discovery

  • Baillie Gifford Positive Change

Across any 3 platforms

  • Baillie Gifford Pacific

Most popular trusts

Across all 4 platforms

  • Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust plc

  • Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust

  • JPMorgan China Growth & Income Plc

  • Monks Investment Trust plc

  • Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc

Across any 3 platforms

  • Allianz Technology

  • BlackRock World Mining

  • Fidelity China Special

  • Scottish Mortgage

Most popular ETFs

Across all 4 platforms

  • iShares Core FTSE 100 ETF

  • Vanguard FTSE 100 ETF

Across any 3 platforms

  • Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF

  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ETF

  • Vanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF

  • Vanguard S&P 500

Best-selling funds in February 2021

Top 10 funds from AJ Bell

Most popular investment funds bought through AJ Bell in February 2021.

  1. AJ Bell Adventurous

  2. AJ Bell Moderately Adventurous

  3. AJ Bell Global Growth

  4. AJ Bell Balanced

  5. Fundsmith Equity

  6. Baillie Gifford American

  7. AJ Bell Responsible Growth

  8. Baillie Gifford Global Discovery

  9. Baillie Gifford Positive Change

  10. Baillie Gifford China

Top 10 funds from Fidelity

Most popular investment funds bought through Fidelity in February 2021, based on net sales.

  1. Baillie Gifford China Fund B Acc

  2. Baillie Gifford American Fund B Acc

  3. Baillie Gifford Global Discovery B Acc

  4. Baillie Gifford Pacific Fund B Acc

  5. Stewart Investors Asia Pac Lead Sus B Ac

  6. Baillie Gifford Long Term Glbl Grw B Acc

  7. Rathbones Global Opportunities S Acc

  8. Fidelity Special Situations W-Acc

  9. Premier Miton UK Smaller Companies B Acc

  10. Baillie Gifford Positive Change B Acc

Top 10 funds from Hargreaves Lansdown

Most popular investment funds bought through Hargreaves Lansdown in February 2021.

In alphabetical order (net sales):

  • Baillie Gifford American

  • Baillie Gifford China

  • Baillie Gifford Global Discovery

  • Baillie Gifford Managed

  • Baillie Gifford Pacific Fund

  • Baillie Gifford Positive Change

  • HL Select Global Growth

  • JPMorgan Emerging Markets

  • Premier Miton UK Smaller Companies

  • Rathbone Global Opportunities

Top 10 funds from Interactive Investor

Most popular investment funds bought through Interactive Investor in February 2021.

  1. Baillie Gifford American

  2. Fundsmith Equity

  3. Baillie Gifford Positive Change

  4. Baillie Gifford China

  5. Baillie Gifford Global Discovery

  6. Baillie Gifford Pacific

  7. Vanguard LS 80

  8. Baillie Gifford Long-Term Global Growth

  9. Vanguard LS 60

  10. Baillie Gifford Managed

Best-selling trusts in February 2021

Top 10 trusts from AJ Bell

Most popular investment trusts bought through AJ Bell in February 2021.

  1. Scottish Mortgage

  2. Scottish Investment Trust

  3. Edinburgh Worldwide

  4. Monks

  5. Baillie Gifford US Growth

  6. Pacific Horizon

  7. Fidelity China Special

  8. Allianz Technology

  9. JP Morgan China Growth & Income

  10. F&C Investment Trust

Top 10 trusts from Fidelity

Most popular investment trusts bought through Fidelity in February 2021, based on net sales.

  1. SCOTTISH MORTGAGE INV TRUST

  2. EDINBURGH WORLDWIDE INVESTMENT TST

  3. PACIFIC HORIZON INVESTMENT TRUST

  4. JPMORGAN CHINA GROWTH & INCOME PLC

  5. MONKS INVESTMENT TRUST

  6. BLACKROCK WORLD MINING TRUST

  7. BAILLIE GIFFORD US GROWTH TRUST PLC

  8. MONTANARO EUROPEAN SMALLER COS PLC

  9. ALLIANZ TECHNOLOGY TRUST PLC

  10. BAILLIE GIFFORD CHINA GRWTH TST PLC

Top 10 trusts from Hargreaves Lansdown

Most popular investment trusts bought through Hargreaves Lansdown in February 2021.

In alphabetical order:

  • Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust

  • Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust

  • BlackRock World Mining Trust

  • Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust

  • Fidelity China Special Situations

  • Greencoat UK Wind

  • JPMorgan China Growth & Income

  • JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust

  • Monks Investment Trust

  • Pacific Horizon Investment Trust

Top 10 trusts from Interactive Investor

Most popular investment trusts bought through Interactive Investor in February 2021.

  1. Scottish Mortgage

  2. Edinburgh Worldwide

  3. Fidelity China Special Situations PLC

  4. Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc

  5. JPMorgan China Growth & Income Plc

  6. Allianz Technology

  7. Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust

  8. Monks

  9. BlackRock World Mining

  10. Polar Capital

Best-selling ETFs in February 2021

Top 10 ETFs from AJ Bell

Most popular exchange traded funds bought through AJ Bell in February 2021.

  1. iShares Global Clean Energy

  2. iShares Core FTSE 100

  3. Vanguard S&P 500

  4. Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain

  5. Vanguard FTSE All-World

  6. Vanguard FTSE 250

  7. Vanguard FTSE 100

  8. iShares Physical Gold ETC

  9. iShares Core S&P 500

  10. iShares Automation & Robotics

Top 10 ETFs from Fidelity

Most popular exchange traded funds bought through Fidelity in February 2021, based on net sales.

  1. Vanguard FTSE ALL WORLD UCITS ETF GB

  2. Vanguard FTSE ALL-WORLD UCITS ETF US

  3. iShares CORE FTSE100 UCITS ETF GBP

  4. iShares CORE FTSE 100 UCITS ETF ACC

  5. Invesco EQQQ NASDAQ 100 UCI

  6. Vanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF GBP DIS

  7. iShares S&P 500 GBP HEDGED UCITS ET

  8. Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF GBP ACC

  9. Vanguard FTSE 100 UCITS ETF GBP DIS

  10. iShares CORE MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF

Top 10 ETFs from Hargreaves Lansdown

Most popular exchange traded funds bought through Hargreaves Lansdown in February 2021.

In alphabetical order:

  • Invesco Markets II Plc Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain UCITS ETF (Acc)

  • Invesco Markets III PLC EQQQ NASDAQ 100 UCITS ETF

  • iShares Edge IV plc MSCI World Value Factor

  • iShares III plc Core MSCI World UCITS ETF GBP DIS H

  • iShares plc Core FTSE 100 UCITS ETF (Dist)

  • iShares V plc S&P Commodity Producers Oil & Gas UCITS ETF USD Ac

  • Sprott Physical Silver Trust Units

  • Vanguard Funds plc FTSE 100 UCITS ETF GBP

  • Vanguard Funds plc FTSE All-World UCITS ETF (USD) Distributing - GBP

  • WisdomTree FTSE 100 3x Daily Leveraged

Top 10 ETFs from Interactive Investor

Most popular exchange traded funds bought through Interactive Investor in February 2021.

  1. iShares Global Clean Energy ETF

  2. iShares Core FTSE 100 ETF

  3. Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF

  4. iShares Physical Silver ETC

  5. iShares Physical Gold ETC

  6. Vanguard FTSE 100 ETF

  7. WisdomTree FTSE 100 3x Daily

  8. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

  9. WisdomTree Physical Silver ETC

  10. Vanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF