On May 8, SZSE and its wholly-owned subsidiary Shenzhen Securities Information Co., Ltd. ("SSIC") jointly released five themed indexes with SZSE’s characteristics, namely, SZSE Public Health 50 Index, SZSE Yangtze River Economic Zone 100 Index, SZSE Cloud Technology 50 Index, SZSE Biological Medicine 50 Index and SZSE Consumer Electronics 50 Index, to further enrich market indexing investment tools, guide the allocation of resources toward quality assets in SZSE, and provide stronger capital market support and services to pandemic control and prevention, work resumption and achievement of design capacity across the board.
The sample stocks of the indexes released this time are selected from the Shenzhen market. A number of top stocks in terms of market capitalization were selected from public health industry, the Yangtze River Economic Zone, cloud technology industry, biomedicine industry and consumer electronics industry as sample stocks. The indexes are free-float market capitalization-weighted indexes, and sample stocks are adjusted periodically on the next trading day of the second Friday every June and December.
SZSE Public Health 50 Index (“Public Health 50”, Code 399277) is the first A-share index focusing on public health. Fifty SZSE-listed companies from relevant business fields such as disease control and prevention, material support and technology support were selected as samples. The sample stocks for SZSE Yangtze Economic Zone 100 Index (“Yangtze River 100”, Code 399278) are selected from quality SZSE-listed companies registered in 11 provinces and cities along the Yangtze Economic Zone. The sample stocks for SZSE Cloud Technology 50 Index (“Cloud Tech 50”, Code 399279) cover cloud technology related industries such as big data, Internet of Things, cloud computing, cloud security, online office and online education. The sample stocks for SZSE Biological Medicine 50 Index (“Bio-medicine 50”, Code 399280) are from biomedicine related industries such as biotech, biopharmaceuticals and high-tech medical equipment. The sample stocks for SZSE Consumer Electronics 50 Index (“Electronics 50”, Code 399281) mainly involve consumer electronics related industries such as mobile phone industry chain and wearable devices.
SZSE has always been dedicated to building a SZSE index system that focuses on new economic characteristics, reflects the features of strategic emerging industries and highlights SZSE’s advantages in serving growing innovative enterprises and startups. SZSE will continue to follow the unified plan of China Securities Regulatory Commission ("CSRC"), adhere to the general principle of pursuing progress while ensuring stability, accelerate the optimization of index compilation, support innovation of index products, improve market service modes and ensure index operation security. In the meantime, SZSE will further strengthen connection to market entities, enrich the index product system, enhance market activity, guide allocation of medium- and long-term funds to quality assets, increase wealth effect of investments and better serve national strategies and high-quality economic development.