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Find the best passive fund ISA to make the most of this year's tax free allowance.

Investment ISAs put your capital at risk & you may get back less than you originally invested

FTSE 100 ETF Tracker

from iShares

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks FTSE 100 Index. Largest company shares in the index include, Astrazeneca, Glaxosmithkline, HSBC & Diageo. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

FTSE 250 Index

from HSBC

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks the FTSE 250 Index. The fund invests directly in shares that make up the index such as Direct Line Group, Greggs & Morrisons. The fund has a ongoing charge of 0.12% which is cheaper than most active funds. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

FTSE 350 Tracker

from iShares

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks FTSE 350 Index. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

S&P 500 ETF Tracker

from iShares

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks S&P 500 Index. Passive fund that seeks to mirror as closely as possible the performance of the 500 largest companies by market capitalisation in the USA such as Apple, Tesla, Berkshire Hathaway & Tesla. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

MSCI China ETF Tracker

from HSBC

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks MSCI China Index. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

FTSE US Index Fund ISA

from Legal & General

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks FTSE USA Index. Invests in shares of large and medium sized companies in the USA. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

MSCI World Tracker

from Fidelity

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks MSCI World Index. Low cost tracker fund that invests in global companies such as Disney, Google & Coco-Cola. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

FTSE All-World ETF

from Vanguard

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: This ETF Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE All-World Index. Largest holdings include Apple, Microsoft, Amazon & Facebook. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

Xtrackers MSCI World Information Technology

from DWS

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks MSCI World Information Technology Index. Largest holdings of the index include Apple, Microsoft, VISA, NVIDIA and Mastercard. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

Future World ESG UK Tracker

from Legal & General

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: The Fund aims to track the performance of the Solactive L&G Enhanced ESG UK Index. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25

Passive Fund ISA

If you're putting your money into an investment ISA, there are two main investment strategies to choose from - active management and passive management. Passive fund ISAs provide access to a wide range of assets and international markets. Passive funds generally invest in one particular index, such as the FTSE 100. Management and trading costs are generally low on these funds because there is no find manager and the fund will mirror the performance of the index it is linked to.

How does a passive fund ISA work?

Unlike an actively managed investment fund, which is run by a professional fund manager who makes all the investment decisions on your behalf, passive fund ISAs will simply track a market, and therefore usually charge less in management fees. For example, they will buy all (or most) of the assets in a particular index (e.g. the FTSE 100), with the aim of generating a return that reflects how the market is performing.

While an actively managed fund can offer you the potential for much higher returns than a passive fund, it also means that you incur the expense of paying a fund manager to take care of your investment. What's more, a fund manager won't necessarily beat the stock market - several studies have suggested that only around a quarter of managed funds consistently do so.*

Investing in passive fund ISAs means you can gain exposure to a variety of investments without paying any capital gains or income tax on the potential returns. Because you don't need to pay fees to a fund manager, a passive fund ISA can also be a good value way to invest your ISA allowance.

*Source: Financial Times

Sam Hodgson
Edited by Sam Hodgson - ISA.co.uk
Important Risk Information:

The value of investments can go down in value as well as up, so you could get back less than you invest. It is therefore important that you understand the risks and commitments. This website aims to provide information to help you make your own informed decisions. It does not provide personal advice based on your circumstances. If you are unsure of how suitable an investment is for you, please seek personal advice.