The emergence of exchange traded funds (ETFs) has been a great thing for investors.
In one fell swoop, with an ASX ETF, investors can gain easy exposure to many of the highest quality stocks from all corners of the world. This was unthinkable a decade ago.
But which ASX ETFs could be top options today? Three excellent options to consider in August are named below:
BetaShares Asia Technology Tigers ETF (ASX: ASIA)
The first ASX ETF that could be worth considering in August is the BetaShares Asia Technology Tigers ETF. This ETF gives investors access to the best tech stocks in the Asian market (excluding Japan). Among the companies you will be buying with this ETF are regional giants such as ecommerce behemoth Alibaba, search engine leader Baidu, and WeChat owner Tencent.
BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF (ASX: NDQ)
The first ASX ETF for investors to look at is the BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF. This hugely popular ETF gives investors exposure to 100 shares from on the famous NASDAQ index. These are many of the largest companies in the world and household names such as the Magnificent Seven – Amazon, Alphabet, Apple, Meta Platforms, Microsoft, Nvidia, and Tesla. It is also home to global icons including Airbnb, Pepsico, and Starbucks.
Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF (ASX: VGS)
A final ASX ETF that could be a buy in August is the Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF. This popular ETF provides investors with easy access to approximately 1,500 of the world's largest listed companies. This makes it a great way to diversify a portfolio instantly and add international exposure to it. Among its holdings are global leaders such as Amazon, Apple, Nestle, Nvidia, Procter & Gamble, Tesla, and Visa.