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2 excellent ETFs for ASX investors

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If you’re looking to add some exchange traded funds (ETFs) to your portfolio, then you may want to read on.

Listed below are two popular ETFs that are very popular with investors right now. Here’s what you need to know about them:

VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ASX: ESPO)

The first ETF to look at is the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF. This ETF gives investors exposure to many of the largest companies involved in video game development, eSports, and related hardware and software globally.

Among its major holdings are graphics processing units (GPU) giant Nvidia and games developers Take-Two Interactive (GTA and Red Dead series), Electronic Arts (FIFA, Sims, Apex Legends), Activision Blizzard (Call of Duty series), and Roblox (the company behind the hugely popular Roblox global platform)

The fund manager, VanEck, notes that these companies are in a position to benefit from the increasing popularity of video games and eSports. It also highlights that the fund gives investors the opportunity to diversify their portfolio by providing opportunities outside of tech giants Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.

Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF (ASX: VGS)

Another ETF to look at is the Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF. This ETF could be a good option for investors looking to diversify their portfolio. This is because this ETF is arguably as diverse as it gets.

It provides Australian investors with exposure to a massive 1504 of the world’s largest companies listed in major developed countries. Among its holdings are the likes of Apple, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, and Visa.

Another positive is that the ETF offers investors a source of income. At the last count, its units were providing investors with a 1.65% yield.

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Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended VanEck Vectors ETF Trust – VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF and Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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