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One of the benefits of investing globally is gaining exposure to profitable companies and sectors which aren’t available on the stock exchange of your home country, such as the semiconductor sector. The sector can broadly be categorised into three industries: the manufacturing of the devices used in the microchip fabrication process; the fabrication of the microchips themselves; and the design of products which use microchips, such as microprocessors. The chips themselves can also be categorised as memory, logic or analogue chips. Just about anything and everything that uses electricity contains a microchip — it is the world’s fourth-most traded product in terms of value. Let’s have a look at some investing opportunities in this sector:

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