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Community Level 4castlebinn

castlebinn

Tough it out

Advantagesbest trust in what can be the best sector in the market

Disadvantagesvolatility

"...was staying put in the Aberdeen Technology fund - one of the largest in its sector - because the worst was over. But New York changed that and I think there is more share volatility just over the horizon for tech companies. But I am still staying put. Why? Because in the long term technology is still one of the most exciting plays around. Technology is as vital to companies as light and heating. Also: 1) Bush has pledged to pump in billions ..." Read review
16.07.2001

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Solid Foundations

AdvantagesExcellent long term performer and likely to stay so

DisadvantagesA volatile sector that varies considerably in the short term.

"I bought into Aberdeen Technology in January this year. I was influenced by its consistent outstanding long term performance and after a discount from Hargreaves Lansdown the units cost me £28.11 each. The price rocketed to £42 or so and then fell back to around £30 in the correction. They recovered quickly and now stand at very nearly £36 which is well over 25% gain since I bought them. The fund has temporarily been knocked of its pedestal, no ..." Read review
18.09.2000

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Community Level 2Tyrian

Tyrian

Good long term prospect

AdvantagesGood long term prospects - I'm putting money where my mouth is!

DisadvantagesTechnology funds can be volatile

"...long way to go and Aberdeen have a fairly experienced team. This fund hasn't speculate on the dot.coms with no revenue stream or a viable future business. It's invested in solid tech companies. It was dragged down in the sell-off frenzy. You shouldn't expect 100% yearly gains anymore (I think a lot of that was pure speculation),and if you're in this fund for the medium-to-long term I think that you'll be pretty happy in five or ten years time. ..." Read review
28.07.2000

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