The small cap AIM index is enjoying a purple patch so far in 2017. Up 12% year-to-date against a flat FTSE 100 and 7.2% advance for the FTSE 250.
Which companies have done best of all? Focusing purely on constituents of the FTSE AIM 100 index, which includes the 100 largest companies on the exchange, reveals the following top 10.
AIM 100 stars
|Company||Performance year-to-date (%)|
|Next Fifteen Communications||39|
Source: SharePad, from 31 Dec ’16 to 20 Apr ‘17
The second best performer SolGold (SOL:AIM) is riding high on a series of positive updates from its Cascabel copper-gold mining development in Ecuador.
Other notable outperformers which Shares has recently covered include litigation finance provider Burford Capital (BUR:AIM). As well as student accommodation specialist Watkin Jones (WJG:AIM) and drinks retailer Conviviality Retail (CVR:AIM).