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Global IPO Listings Plunge Amid Market Turmoil – Nikkei

IPO proceeds in the Asia Pacific this year up to June 14 were down 26% from last year, while the count was 31% less than 2021, while global listings are less than half of last year

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China stocks edged ahead and Hong Kong shares advanced on Friday.


New initial public offerings (IPOs) have slowed in Asia following the market turmoil in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, monetary tightening to curb spiralling inflation, plus fresh Covid outbreaks, Nikkei reported, citing Dealogic data.

In Asia-Pacific, while IPO proceeds this year till 14 June were down 26% from last year and the count 31% less than 2021, globally, the IPO count was 53% below 2021 levels and the proceeds down 72%, the report said.

Read the full report: Nikkei Asia.





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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.


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