Information Technology Sector - Find Investments

The Information Technology Sector covers the following general areas: firstly, Technology Software & Services, including companies that primarily develop software in various fields such as the Internet, applications, systems, databases management and/or home entertainment, and companies that provide information technology consulting and services, as well as data processing and outsourced services; secondly Technology Hardware & Equipment, including manufacturers and distributors of communications equipment, computers & peripherals, electronic equipment and related instruments; and thirdly, Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturers.

Reasons to Invest in the Information Technology Sector

  • Part of a sector rotation strategy (i.e., early and mid-phase of the economic cycle)
  • Potential exposure to a secular investing theme, such as cloud computing
  • Can provide greater diversification* than owning an individual technology stock

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