Fund Managers are Looking to Europe for Tech Gains

The US tech giants may grab the headlines, but investors who don't want to pay over the odds should consider technology stocks closer to home 

David Brenchley 5 December, 2017 | 9:04AM
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Infineon is the leading chipmaker for electric vehicles worldwide.

In a year that equity markets around the globe have powered unrelentingly higher, it is tech stocks which are the standout stars.

While the MSCI World Information Technology Index has beaten the wider MSCI World Index in every year since 2013, it’s this year the gap between the two have diverged most. As at 31 October, the IT Index had returned 36.71% since the turn of the year compared to the MSCI World’s 18.21%.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR209.32 USD-0.35Rating
Alphabet Inc A2,415.45 USD-0.53Rating
Amadeus IT Group SA A64.50 EUR0.00Rating
Amazon.com Inc3,415.25 USD0.95Rating
Baidu Inc ADR184.61 USD-0.91Rating
Datalogic SPA Az nom Post Frazionamento21.24 EUR2.61
Facebook Inc A331.08 USD-1.68Rating
Henderson EuroTrust Ord1,512.50 GBX-0.49Rating
Infineon Technologies AG33.96 EUR-0.10Rating
JPMorgan European Smaller Comp Ord499.00 GBX-0.99Rating
Netflix Inc492.41 USD0.10Rating
SAP SE118.30 EUR0.00
Tencent Holdings Ltd596.50 HKD-0.58Rating
TKH Group NV43.00 EUR0.00

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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