Editor’s note: This was written by Kayla Matthews, a freelance writer focusing on technology and online media. You can find more of her work on VentureBeat, MakeUseOf, Motherboard and Gear Diary. 

US stocks—especially tech—have been climbing this year. Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, or (FANG), have dominated the US stock market recently.

In fact, American stocks, in general, have been exceeding goals for years. Despite gains like these across various US industries, another country’s stocks—China’s—have surpassed even the some of the biggest in the US tech scene, leaving many wondering what’s behind the surge in the Chinese stock market.

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