The Beijing Stock Exchange 50 Index is showing a bull market trend as it outperforms its larger, tech-heavy peer and the benchmark CSI 300 Index. This index of early-stage innovative companies listed in the capital has gained over 19% since October, with a rebound of 3.1% on Monday alone. The measure’s strong performance can be attributed to several factors, including a wider fluctuation range of up to 30% allowed for its constituents and investors’ light positioning in these companies. Additionally, regulators’ consideration to include eligible securities into the CSI cross-market index system is also serving as a catalyst for this bull market trend.
Despite a broader slump in local equities, China’s small and medium-sized companies are defying the trend and showing signs of growth. The Beijing exchange was launched two years ago with the goal of helping small firms raise funds and make China’s financial markets more diversified. With assets worth around 228.8 million yuan ($31.9 million), this index is becoming an increasingly important factor in the Chinese economy and highlighting the potential for growth within smaller businesses. As investors continue to take notice of this bright spot in China, it is likely that we will see continued growth and success in this sector moving forward.