The Stocks of China’s EV Makers Surge
Since the end of April, new energy vehicle companies have become the leading force in this round of A-share rebound, followed by electrical equipment and other industries. Fund products focused on the EV making industry have begun to pick up after months of downturn. The driving force for this round of gains comes from the economic recovery that has exceeded most people’s expectations.
At the same time, funds and capital flock to listed companies through IPO, refinancing, etc., betting on the future. Participants in the new energy vehicle industry are increasing investment in research and development, and are also expanding their layout in the supply chain. Looking back on the first half of the year, in a market full of uncertainties, EV industry may be one of the most promising choices for investors. Entering the third quarter, the new energy vehicle track also began to diverge.
Carbon Neutrality is Driving China’s Investment
Whether it is the primary market or the secondary market, carbon neutrality and new energy vehicle have become the hottest investment areas. In just over a year, carbon neutral investment has gone from a relatively deserted field to a gold mine in the hearts of many investors. Some investors believe that the green transformation of economic development is becoming the most attractive development direction, which will effectively guide a large number of social capital to shift to carbon-neutral related industries. Although the popularity has skyrocketed in the short term, investors feel that the competition in this field has just begun. As a matter of fact, ESG represents the new development direction of the global society and economy, and its importance to the growth of enterprises is self-evident.
In the field of carbon neutrality, which is regarded by investment institutions as the most promising sector, finding technologies that can help to quickly surpass competitors will become a new challenge and mission for many investors.
Three Years on, China’s STAR Market Sees An Even Brighter Future
On the third anniversary of its launch, the STAR Market is attracting more and more hard tech giants in China to go public. Since its lunch, the STAR Market has achieved remarkable results. It has grown substantially. In all, 438 companies have listed on the STAR Market so far, with their combined market cap exceeding 5.56 trillion yuan. But as an emerging sector, it still needs to improve and move forward in the future.
As China’s version of NASDAQ, at the beginning of its establishment, the STAR Market has always emphasized on providing funds for scientific innovation. With the support and encouragement of this market, batches of companies focusing on technological innovation have been successively listed on the STAR Market, forming a corporate structure in which “big and strong” and “small and good” coexist. At the same time, its inclusiveness has also welcomed the preference of many types of enterprises.
China’s Urban Development: Toward Prosperity and Growth
There are many factors that affect urban prosperity, including population, education, resources, innovation, social environment and even government policies. A prosperous city could provide the residents with more convenient infrastructure, wider range of job opportunities, and the more comprehensive welfare. With the arrival of an aging population and the establishment of low-carbon development goals, the fundamental factors that determine the wealth growth of a city will no longer be natural resources, but the environment, talents, education and innovation.
To understand how urban wealth in China is distributed, this story focuses on listed companies and their activities that are closely related to urban development and its impact on wealth flows. Every city is actually a carrier of people’s dreams for fortune, knowledge and personal development. To make these dreams come true, innovation, technology, and appropriate planning are all required.