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If you’re looking for an easy way to invest in international shares for diversification, then exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be the answer.
But which ETFs should you look at? Here are three excellent ETFs that could be worth getting better acquainted with:
BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF (ASX: NDQ)
The first ETF to look at is the hugely popular BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF. This fund gives investors exposure to the 100 largest non-financial shares on the famous NASDAQ index. Among the 100 companies included in the fund are household names such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft. And while the fund does have a high weighting to the tech sector, there are also a number of outstanding non-tech companies included in it as well. These include Mondelez, Moderna, Pepsico, Starbucks, and Tesla.
The BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF has generated a return of 23.6% per annum over the last five years.
Another ASX ETF to look at is the BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF. As it names indicates, this ETF gives investors exposure to the leading companies in the global cybersecurity sector. This could be a great place to be right now, with demand for cybersecurity services increasing due to the growing threat of cyber attacks. Included in the fund are quality companies such as Accenture, Cisco, Cloudflare, Crowdstrike, Okta, and Splunk.
Over the last five years, the index the BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF tracks has delivered a return of 20.1% per annum.
VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ASX: ESPO)
A final ETF for ASX investors to look at is the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF. It gives investors access to a portfolio of the largest companies involved in video game development, hardware, and esports. This means you’ll be buying a slice of companies such as Nvidia, Take-Two, and Electronic Arts. These companies are well-placed to benefit from the increasing popularity of video games and eSports.
The index the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF tracks has generated an average return of 33.6% per annum over the last five years.