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 (%)
Aberdeen Target Return Bond I Gr Acc1.101.450.13223.092.00Buy
Aberdeen UK Equity Index Managed B Acc6.5222.9139.70992.393.50Buy
Aberdeen UK Equity I Acc3.2013.9925.74215.272.20Buy
Aberdeen UK Equity Income I Acc-1.6510.8021.44163.193.90Buy
Aberdeen UK Mid Cap Equity I Acc6.8026.9355.3642.021.30Buy
Aberdeen UK Property I Acc6.447.2537.49493.482.60Buy
Aberdeen UK Property Feeder I Acc6.427.2537.491,821.602.60Buy
Aberdeen UK Smaller Companies Equity I Acc17.8341.7083.90111.311.30Buy
Aberdeen World Equity Income I Acc0.3920.7713.8786.373.80Buy
Aberdeen World Equity I Acc3.0627.6832.76354.440.70Buy
Aberdeen World Opportunistic Bond I Acc-0.464.599.94111.883.40Buy
Aberforth UK Small Companies11.0231.9585.73272.42-Buy
Absolute Insight Emerging Market Debt B2p GBP-0.190.382.05940.31-Buy
Absolute Insight Emerging Market Debt B1p GBP-0.490.021.35940.31-Buy
Absolute Insight Emerging Market Debt B3P GBP-0.140.902.82940.31-Buy
Absolute Insight Equity Market Neutral B2p GBP1.602.965.43282.77-Buy
Absolute Insight Fp0.240.124.12538.890.59Buy
Absolute Insight W0.550.905.40538.890.87Buy
Absolute Insight Currency B3P GBP-4.76-7.56-3.9599.85-Buy
Alken Absolute Return Europe GB1 GBP10.9513.4433.95964.74-Buy

OEICs and Unit Trusts

Name1 Year (%)3 Years (%)5 Years (%)Fund Size (M)Yield (%)
7IM AAP Adventurous C Inc8.5319.7644.40282.741.30Buy
7IM AAP Balanced C Inc4.1811.0826.141,615.371.40Buy
7IM AAP Income C Inc1.0010.3918.4993.373.10Buy
7IM AAP Moderately Adventurous C Inc6.6616.6037.74679.611.40Buy
7IM AAP Moderately Cautious C Inc1.846.3115.55757.751.40Buy
7IM Adventurous C Inc7.1419.6848.64144.240.70Buy
7IM Balanced C Inc3.8510.3926.48790.771.30Buy
7IM Cautious C Inc1.376.22-44.061.30Buy
7IM Moderately Adventurous C Inc5.4916.2638.91449.850.80Buy
7IM Moderately Cautious C Inc1.105.1915.85296.841.90Buy
7IM Personal Injury C Inc1.506.7215.53261.091.50Buy
7IM Personal Injury B Inc1.496.7215.34261.091.50Buy
7IM Sustainable Balance C Inc2.7114.8530.7583.581.90Buy
ACUMEN Income Portfolio X Inc0.76--183.372.40Buy
AXA Defensive Distribution Z Gr Inc0.5413.8422.35297.340.84Buy
AXA Defensive Distribution Z Inc0.5313.0720.50297.340.86Buy
AXA Distribution Z Inc2.1915.4127.04827.832.16Buy
AXA Ethical Distribution Z Inc1.9116.1832.74231.131.55Buy
AXA Framlington American Growth Z Inc18.8158.01115.51511.81-Buy
AXA Framlington Biotech Z Inc10.165.41109.68485.93-Buy