Unit Trusts & OEICs

Introduction to Unit Trusts & OEICs

Unit trusts and open-ended investment companies (OEICs) are types of collective investment, which allow investors to pool their money with other investors to invest more efficiently in stock and bond markets. As 'open-ended' funds, more shares are issued each time someone invests and sold when they exit. In practice, this means that the asset pool will expand and contract as people buy and sell out of the fund and that the price of the fund always reflects the value of the underlying stocks or bonds. These funds usually have income and accumulation units. The income units pay out any income generated by the fund (such as dividends from shares or coupons from bonds), while for accumulation units, this is simply added back into the units. Find out more about Unit Trusts & OEICs.

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OEICs and Unit Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)Fund Size (M)Yield (%)
AXA Distribution Z Acc0.1814.6324.62808.102.19Buy
AXA Ethical Distribution Z Acc2.3118.0332.82226.841.54Buy
AXA Framlington American Growth Z Acc12.0244.90109.68500.02-Buy
AXA Framlington Biotech Z Acc2.774.92140.95500.22-Buy
AXA Framlington Blue Chip Equity Income Z Acc-1.2713.0236.2385.804.04Buy
AXA Framlington Emerging Markets Z Acc12.7942.5135.98155.410.63Buy
AXA Framlington European Z Acc2.2129.5049.4065.741.83Buy
AXA Framlington Financial Z Acc6.3537.6370.4057.421.63Buy
AXA Framlington Global Opportunities Z Acc9.7040.2882.9573.430.77Buy
AXA Framlington Global Technology Z Acc24.4191.50168.67490.67-Buy
AXA Framlington Health Z Acc-8.4310.7279.34469.640.38Buy
AXA Framlington Japan Z Acc16.1274.06141.64272.010.34Buy
AXA Framlington Managed Income Z Gross Acc5.0219.1341.83452.514.95Buy
AXA Framlington Managed Income Z Acc5.0416.7435.53452.514.95Buy
AXA Framlington Monthly Income Z Acc7.5227.7370.53291.874.22Buy
AXA Framlington UK Growth Z Acc-2.2711.3834.49157.232.23Buy
AXA Framlington UK Mid Cap Z Acc8.0934.0580.79197.291.20Buy
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities ZI Acc3.2514.4838.313,033.431.89Buy
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities Z Acc3.2114.1837.723,033.431.82Buy
AXA Framlington UK Smaller Cos Z Acc20.3359.92128.61301.550.90Buy

OEICs and Unit Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)Fund Size (M)Yield (%)
Aberdeen Financial Equity I Inc8.6344.03-50.481.00Buy
Aberdeen Global Asian Local Currency Short Duration Bond I Hedged QInc GBP8.776.541.5990.773.21Buy
Aberdeen Global Asian Local Currency Short Duration Bond X QInc GBP-4.3115.5711.8090.773.31Buy
Aberdeen Global High Yield Bond I Inc4.829.4017.72631.405.40Buy
Aberdeen Global Select Euro High Yield Bond X MInc GBP5.0344.3635.75946.624.65Buy
Aberdeen Global UK Equity X SInc GBP1.1013.7724.1436.082.30Buy
Aberdeen Global World Equity X AInc GBP2.4726.7835.12633.570.90Buy
Aberdeen Multi Manager Multi Asset Distribution Portfolio I Inc1.2516.0231.1041.343.60Buy
Aberdeen Multi Manager Balanced Managed Portfolio I Inc3.8021.3740.5033.311.00Buy
Aberdeen Multi Manager Cautious Managed Portfolio I Inc2.0316.3231.41178.021.70Buy
Aberdeen Multi Manager Equity Managed Portfolio I Inc4.7227.6548.59134.440.60Buy
Aberdeen Multi Manager Ethical Portfolio I Inc4.9036.4565.4066.050.20Buy
Aberdeen Multi Asset I Inc2.3318.0629.01138.321.70Buy
Aberdeen Responsible UK Equity I Inc4.6525.6934.3425.822.00Buy
Aberdeen Sterling Bond I Inc0.197.92-153.750.30Buy
Aberdeen Sterling Government Bond I Inc-0.357.8116.11119.880.60Buy
Aberdeen Sterling Money Market I Inc0.240.891.28282.820.40Buy
Aberdeen Sterling Index-Linked Bond I Inc-0.9926.9238.68118.68-Buy
Aberdeen Sterling Opportunistic Corporate Bond I Inc2.3510.1616.98254.022.70Buy
Aberdeen Sterling Opportunistic Corporate Bond I Gr Inc2.3311.1818.92254.022.70Buy