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Obscure Chinese Stock Market Is Bigger Than Shanghai’s: Chart

Move over Shanghai. The new giant among Chinese stock markets is a small and mid-cap venue based in the southern city of Shenzhen. Turnover on the board reached 187 billion yuan ($28 billion) on June 8, exceeding that of the Shanghai Stock Exchange and almost triple that of Shenzhen’s main bourse. Still, don’t expect greater trading to translate into better performance -- the SME gauge is down 20 percent this year, in line with benchmark indexes in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

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