Fundamentals adopted by tech after sentiment rally

A number of new specialist equity sector funds are being planned to satisfy sophisticated investors seeking a more targeted exposure to the markets.

Gartmore has had a global healthcare portfolio in incubation using in-house seed funds, one external investor and the manager's own contacts, for 18 months, run out of Gartmore's Philadelphia offices. It is planned to join Gartmore's tech sector fund by the end of 2003.

'The global healthcare now is pretty much ready to start taking on additional ass