Why Chinese Tech Stocks Were Soaring Today

Jeremy Bowman, The Motley Fool
Why Chinese Tech Stocks Were Soaring Today

Shares of Chinese stocks climbed broadly as the Shanghai Composite posted its best gain in five years, rising 5.8% in today's session. A number of factors converged to drive Chinese stocks higher today, the biggest of which appeared to be an editorial in a state-owned newspaper that said that a healthy bull market was particularly important to China's economic recovery following the pandemic. Individual investors have also been buying into stocks in China, much like retail investors have in the U.S., and China's economic data has improved significantly since its coronavirus shutdown in February.

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