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Compare FTSE 250 Index Tracker ISAs

Find the best FTSE 250 index tracker ISA to invest this year's tax free allowance.

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

FTSE 250 UCITS ETF

from Vanguard

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks the FTSE 250 index of medium-sized companies, providing a greater UK domestic focus than the FTSE 100. This is the cheapest ETF tracking the FTSE 250 with an ongoing charge of just 0.1%. That equates to £1 of fees for every £1,000 invested so super cheap! 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 250 ETF

from Invesco

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: One of the cheapest funds for investors to access the FTSE 250 index with an ongoing charge of 0.12%. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

FTSE 250 UCITS ETF

from DWS

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks the performance of the FTSE 250 index. This ETF fund has a competitive ongoing charge of 0.15%. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

FTSE 250 ETF

from iShares

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks FTSE 250 Index. The fund has an ongoing charge of 0.4% which makes it one of the more expensive FTSE 250 ETFs available. Capital at risk.
  • Invest From: £25 pm

FTSE 250 Index Tracker Fund ISAs

Investing in FTSE 250 Index tracker investment funds in the UK have become increasingly popular due to increased awareness of investment costs associated with active managed funds over time which do not always perform better.

Why Invest In The FTSE 250 Index Tracker Fund Within An ISA?

Some things to consider include:
  1. Are you looking for a UK tracker fund - Tracker funds in the UK typically follow the FTSE 100 or the FTSE All-Share. 
  2. What am I investing in? - You are typically buying into all the companies that make up the FTSE 250 Index. These are predominantly UK based companies ranked 101st to 350 based on capitalisation. Companies include Direct Line, Greggs, Moneysupermarket.com and Virgin Money. You can see a current list here at the stock exchange.
  3. Who provides FTSE 250 UK tracker funds? - Providers include Vanguard and HSBC which you can access via fundsupermarket platforms including Hargreaves Lansdown offer a platform where you can invest in a range of Tracker options as well as Fidelity International who offer a range of low cost ETF tracker funds.
  4. Charges - The lower the better. the good news is that unlike managed funds most tracker funds have no initial or exit fees.For international trackers you may have to pay a bit more.
  5. Some providers have a simple interface with clear copy about each investment and its past performances. Make sure you find one that you find easy to use, helpful and clear

Over the last decade the costs of investing in tracker funds have come down considerably. It makes sense to shop around to find the right tracker fund for you.

Oliver Roylance-Smith
Edited by Oliver Roylance-Smith - 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.