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Interested in exploring the dynamic sectors of the modern economy but not sure where to start? The BetaShares NASDAQ 100 (NDQ) ETF available in Raiz Plus Portfolios offers a well-rounded entry point, encompassing key players not only in technology but also in healthcare, consumer services, communications, and more. This ETF is perfect for those looking to diversify their investment across multiple influential sectors that drive global innovation and economic growth. 

What is the NDQ ETF?

The NDQ ETF aims to track the performance of the NASDAQ-100 Index (NASDAQ 100), which includes 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.  

Some of the big-name companies included in the ETF are: 

  • Apple 
  • Microsoft 
  • Amazon 
  • Meta Platforms 
  • Alphabet  
  • Costco 
  • Tesla 

Investing in NDQ gives you exposure to major technology giants, along with significant players in biotechnology, retail and other sectors.  

Performance

Over the past few years, NDQ has shown impressive performance, achieving a one-year return of 26.8% and consistent annualised returns over three and five years at 16.62% and 22.36%, respectively. 1 This performance reflects the dynamic growth of the technology sector and other leading industries. While past performance is not indicative of future results, the NASDAQ100, which NDQ aims to mirror, has historically been a benchmark for tech-driven growth. 

Innovation

Investing in the NDQ ETF is about more than just keeping up with current trends; it’s about potentially being at the forefront of future developments. This ETF primarily includes companies from the NASDAQ-100 Index, which are often leaders in innovation and growth sectors. These include innovations in areas like artificial intelligence, cloud computing, biotechnology, and renewable energy. These sectors are expected to drive future economic growth and offer transformative potential. By choosing NDQ, you’re investing in a diverse array of companies that are leading the way in creating new technologies and solutions that could redefine how we live and work. 

 

How to invest in NDQ with Raiz

NDQ can be added to any Raiz Plus portfolio, simply search “NDQ” from the ‘Explore’ option of the ETFs section when building your portfolio. From there, you can determine the investment weighting you’d like and save your changes. 

 

 

  1. The performance figures provided are sourced from the ETF issuer’s website. These figures were as of 31 May 2024 and are subject to change. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Please consult the ETF issuer’s website or other reliable sources for the most up-to-date information. 

Published 19/6/2024

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