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    • mw52563
    • By mw52563 15th Sep 17, 5:20 PM
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    Question about Health Care fund
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    • 15th Sep 17, 5:20 PM
    Question about Health Care fund 15th Sep 17 at 5:20 PM
    Hi,
    Just a quick question I'm hoping someone can help. I invest money in the '
    Vanguard FTSE Dev World ex UK Equity Index'
    every month. I'd like to add a healthcare fund into the mix and I've been looking at the
    Legal & General Global Health & Pharmaceuticals Index Trust I Acc
    Only trouble is I've noticed there's quite a lot of overlap which is expected as most of the companies in the fund are in the S&P 500. I'd just like some opinions on whether or not its still worth investing in this fund because of the overlap or have I already got enough exposure to the Healthcare industry.
    Thanks
    Mike
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    • ColdIron
    • By ColdIron 15th Sep 17, 5:30 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 5:30 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 5:30 PM
    Hard to see how it couldn't have a huge overlap with a developed world tracker. You either want to go overweight in this sector or you don't, only you can decide
    • Voyager2002
    • By Voyager2002 15th Sep 17, 5:39 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 5:39 PM
    You might consider the developing world, which is also a large and growing market for healthcare. Specifically, I have noticed that there are some ETFs that are purely Chinese healthcare -- worth looking at IMHO.
    • mw52563
    • By mw52563 15th Sep 17, 5:47 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 5:47 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 5:47 PM
    Hi,
    Thanks for both the replies, I'll have a look at the developing world funds now
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