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After the tech sell-off: Will growth investors keep the faith?

By Harriet Agnew

14 Sep 2022 · 9 min read

Editor's Note

You should read this FT feature to know how well-known fund managers are adapting to the new reality after suffering heavy losses in the tech sell-off

Growth investors are, by nature, optimistic. They believe we are living through a once-in-a-generation wave of technology-led change and that a small group of outlier companies can make exponential gains by shaping the future. The role of the successful investor is to identify these businesses.

It is an approach that in some cases has delivered spectacular returns over the past decade, as cheap money flooded economies and the prices of a string of tech companies soared.

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