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Best FTSE Funds for October 2020

Best FTSE Funds for October 2020

If you’re looking for an investment you can rely on, looking at an investment ISA which involves tracking the FTSE Index can rarely steer you wrong. But with so many on the market, which one should you choose? We’ve broken down our top five picks of funds which follow the FTSE Index for your October 2020 investments. 

What does “FTSE” fund mean?

A FTSE fund is a fund which invests in specific companies which are listed on the Financial Times Stock Exchange. It is widely regarded as a good gauge of companies which are performing well and therefore will gain good returns for investments.

There are lots of different types of ISAs which track the FTSE 100 Index (sometimes referred to as just the ‘Index’), including:

  • ETF ISAs
  • Fund Supermarket ISAs
  • Index Tracker ISAs

Our Top Five Pick of FTSE Funds for October 2020

iShares FTSE 100 UCITS ETF Tracker Fund

This fund….

  • Tracks the FTSE 100 Index
  • Gives you access to the FTSE 100 index on the London Stock Exchange
  • Allows you to invest from £50 per month
  • Has a strong record of accuracy
  • Offers a very low cost annual charge of 0.07% per annum.

Vanguard FTSE All-World UCITS ETF Tracker

This fund….

  • Tracks the FTSE All World Index
  • Replicates returns from the FTSE All World, an Index that focuses on developed and emerging markets globally
  • Allows you to invest from £50 per month
  • Uses passive management
  • Is available by the Fidelity investment platform

Legal and General S&P Global 100 Index Tracker Fund

This fund….

  • Tracks the S&P Global 100 Index
  • Allows you to invest from £50 per month
  • Boasts a low charge of 0.14% per annum
  • Aims to provide growth by tracking the capital performance of this index]
  • Tracks the top 100 shares

Legal and General FTSE Global Technology Index Tracker Fund

This fund….

  • Tracks the FTSE World Technology Index
  • Gives you access to Technological companies
  • Allows you to invest from £25 per month
  • Allows an alternative amount of investment of £100 lump sum
  • Boasts a low ongoing charge of 0.32% per annum

Fidelity International Index World Tracker Fund

This fund….

  • Tracks the MSCI World Index
  • Allows you to invest from £50 per month
  • Focuses on the Net Total Return of the MSCI World Index
  • Aim to increase your investment over a period of five years
  • Gives you access to companies such as Coca-Cola, Google, Disney and Microsoft.

Read more about Investment ISAs here.

Read more about Index Tracker ISAs here.

Selected ISAs

Core FTSE 100 ETF Tracker Fund

from iShares

ISA Option
Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks the FTSE 100 Index
  • Invest From: £25 pm
  • Investment Options: Provides exposure to the FTSE 100 index of the largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange at a highly competitive price.

A super low cost FTSE 100 tracker ETF fund with a 0.07% pa annual charge. The product has a record of tracking its benchmark to a high degree of accuracy and scored ahead of rivals on this measure.

This fund is available via: Interactive Investor platform »

Important: The value of investments can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invested. This information is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser.

FTSE 100 UCITS ETF Tracker Fund

from Vanguard

ISA Option
Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks FTSE 100 Index
  • Invest From: £25 pm
  • Investment Options: Provides exposure to the FTSE 100 index of the largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange at a highly competitive price.

Low cost tracker with a 0.09% pa annual charge.

The Fund employs a passive management – or indexing – investment approach, through physical acquisition of securities, and seeks to track the performance of the Index (the “Index”).

Available via:

Hargreaves Lansdown investment platform »

Important: The value of investments can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invested. This information is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser.

FTSE 250 Index Tracker

from HSBC

ISA Option
Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks FTSE 250 Index
  • Invest From: £25 pm
  • Investment Options: The Fund's investment objective is to provide long term capital growth by matching the capital performance of the FTSE 250 Index by investing in companies that make up the index.

A low cost FTSE 250 tracker with a 0.18% pa annual charge.The FTSE 250 is full of medium-sized companies with exciting growth potential. We think this is an excellent tracker fund, offering a low cost way to invest in this area of the market. HSBC has lots of experience running tracker investment funds.

This fund is available via:  Interactive Investor investment platform »

Important information: Please remember the value of your investment and any income from it may fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You may get back less than you invest.

Index World Tracker Fund

from Fidelity

ISA Option
Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Tracks MSCI World Index
  • Invest From: £25 pm
  • Investment Options: The Fidelity Index World Fund, invested in a variety of well-known companies such as Coca-Cola, Google, Disney & Microsoft

Super low annual management charge of 0.1%. Great way to spread risk across a wide range of shares. This OEIC Fund aims to track the performance of the MSCI World (Net Total Return) Index (before fees and expenses are applied) thereby seeking to increase the value of your investment over a period of 5 years or more. The performance of the Fund is unlikely to track the performance of the index precisely. The fund invests in companies including Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Tesla.

This fund is available via: Fidelity investment investment platform »

Important: The value of investments can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invested. This information is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser.

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.

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