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Hot tips for investment growth

Internet, technology and mobile phone company shares are this year&#39s hot tips, according to National Westminster.


NatWest Stockbrokers head of research Jeremy Batstone highlights microprocessors specialists ARM Holdings as a top choice for 2000.


Batstone says: “The shares have already experienced a meteoric rise, but ARM looks less expensive when compared to loss-making internet stocks on similar turnover multiples.”


Other companies making Batstone&#39s list include Ericsson, Vodafone AirTouch and venture capitalist specialists 3i.


Dixons, the high street retailer which owns 82 per cent of Freeserve, also makes the grade. Batstone says: “Everything Dixons touches appears to turn to turn to gold.”



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