iShares Core Series by BlackRock

iShares are a family of exchange traded funds (ETFs) managed by BlackRock. The iShares Core Series offers nine funds giving you access to a range of the most common types of investments, that could be used as the foundation of a portfolio. This includes UK stocks, international stocks, and UK bonds.

The funds are built to the same professional quality that investors expect from iShares and are available at a low cost.

The value of investments can fall as well as rise, so you may get back less than you invest. For more important information please see below.

iShare
EXPOSURE FUND DESCRIPTION
OCF
UK EQUITY
UK GOVERNMENT BONDS
WORLD EQUITY
Access the UK’s largest blue-chip stocks in a single trade.
Access a well-diversified portfolio of UK government bonds (gilts).
Access 85% of the developed world's equity markets.
0.07%
0.20%
0.20%
EUROPE EQUITY
US EQUITY
JAPAN EQUITY
PACIFIC EX JAPAN EQUITY
Access the leading companies of the eurozone in a single trade.
Gain broadly diversified exposure to US stocks.
Gain broadly diversified exposure to Japanese companies.
Express a view on the Asia-Pacific region ex Japan.
0.10%
0.07%
0.20%
0.20%
EMERGING MARKETS EQUITY
GBP CORPORATE BONDS
Access 99% of the emerging world's equity market.
Access a diversified portfolio of investment-grade sterling-denominated corporate bonds.
0.25%
0.20%

The iShares Core Series with Fidelity Personal Investing allows you to:

Gain high quality market exposure

  • Access a range of the most popular ETFs in the UK.
  • iShares by BlackRock, the world’s largest investment manager.

Lower the cost of investing

  • Low ongoing fees from 0.07% to 0.25%.

Achieve instant diversification

  • Each fund is designed to give access to a diversified basket of stocks or bonds – all in a single trade.

Find flexible solutions

  • Funds are easy-to-buy and easy-to-sell.
  • You can move between funds whenever your needs evolve.

Keep track of how investments are performing

  • View online which stocks or bonds make up the top ten holdings in your fund, as well as the fund's performance.

 

Important information:

The value of investments can fall as well as rise, so you may get back less than you invest. Overseas investments may be affected by changes in exchange rates. Investments in small or emerging markets may involve more risk than those in more developed markets. Fidelity Personal Investing only gives information about products and services and does not provide investment advice based on individual circumstances. If you are unsure of the suitability of an investment you should speak to an adviser.

Investor Guide to ETFs

Download iShares guide, in association with Fidelity, to help you discover more about the benefits of using ETFs.