How to invest in the future with ASX AI shares

Discover the potential of AI in transforming industries and enhancing investment portfolios with ASX-listed AI shares.

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the world as we know it. One of the best ways for investors to get in on the action is to invest in ASX AI shares.

AI technology is already having a major impact on our lives. It's the driving force behind everything from self-driving cars to facial recognition technology. And it's only going to become more prevalent in the years to come.

Recognise these ASX AI shares?

There are a number of AI companies listed on the ASX, representing a variety of industries. Well-known AI companies include:

  • Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) collects and annotates data for machine learning. Its data is used by some of the world's largest technology companies, including Alphabet Inc, Inc, and Microsoft Corp.
  • BrainChip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN) develops AI chips used in a variety of applications, including autonomous vehicles, robotics, and medical devices.
  • Cochlear Ltd (ASX: COH) produces implantable hearing devices that use AI to improve the hearing experience of people with hearing loss.
  • CSL Ltd (ASX: CSL) develops and manufactures vaccines and biotherapies using AI to accelerate drug discovery and development.
  • REA Group Ltd (ASX: REA) operates real estate portals in Australia, Asia, and North America using AI to personalise the user experience and deliver targeted advertising.

These are just a few of the many ASX AI shares. As the sector continues to develop, we can expect to see even more companies in this industry.

Investing in ASX AI shares

Investing in ASX AI shares can be a rewarding experience, but it's important to do your research before you buying. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Understand the risks: AI is a rapidly changing field, and there is no guarantee that any company will be successful. It's important to understand the risks involved before you invest in any AI shares.
  • Do your research: Do your due diligence and learn about the companies you're investing in. Look at financial statements, read annual reports, and follow industry news.
  • Diversify your portfolio: Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Diversify your portfolio by investing in various ASX shares and assets across different market sectors, investment styles and even geographic locations.

Foolish takeaway 

AI is a rapidly growing industry with the potential to revolutionise many aspects of our lives.

Investing in AI shares can offer compelling benefits due to the vast growth potential and transformative impact of the technology across various industries. AI can be used for everything from enhancing customer service with chatbots to advancing manufacturing through robotics. This broad applicability opens up multiple revenue streams. 

As AI continues to evolve, it will play a critical role in driving future economic and technological advancements. With diligence, investing in the industry has the potential to yield substantial returns. 

Suzanne Frey, an executive at Alphabet, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. John Mackey, former CEO of Whole Foods Market, an Amazon subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. Motley Fool contributor Katherine O'Brien has positions in Alphabet, Amazon, Appen, CSL, and Cochlear. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has positions in and has recommended Alphabet, Amazon, Appen, CSL, Cochlear, Microsoft, and REA Group. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has recommended the following options: long January 2026 $395 calls on Microsoft and short January 2026 $405 calls on Microsoft. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Alphabet, Amazon, CSL, Cochlear, and REA Group. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.

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