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Big Tech: UK investors ignore it at your peril

01/08/2020 · Alphabet (GOOGL)  · Amazon (AMZN)  · Apple (AAPL)  · Facebook (FB)  · Microsoft (MSFT) 

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Big Tech: UK investors ignore it at your peril

Despite their obvious appeal and relevance in our lives, many UK investors surprisingly have little direct exposure in their portfolios to leading US technology groups, preferring instead to invest via a collective investment scheme. Our Ultimate Stocks portfolio offers a simple route to investing in some of the best companies on the planet


We find it surprising that while much of the UK population is happy to use Amazon, Google Search, Maps and YouTube, Apple iPhones and iPads, Microsoft's Outlook and Office, and facebook or Whatsapp, they aren’t interested in owning some of these fantastic companies. We remain big fans of many of the big technology names, for the simple reason that they are easy to understand and follow. That’s why our Ultimate Stocks portfolio holds shares in…

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