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Japan Seeks Faster IPO Listing Process – Nikkei Asia

The Japan Securities Dealers Association will recommend cutting the waiting period to about 21 days


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Market watchers say IPO prices in Japan are lower than they could be, according to Nikkei Asia. Photo: Reuters

 

Japan’s securities industry wants to reduce the time needed for companies to list on the stock market following approval for an initial public offering, looking to create a more welcoming environment for fundraising, Nikkei Asia reported.

It takes a month for a new stock to debut on the Japanese market after receiving approval. The Japan Securities Dealers Association will recommend cutting the waiting period to about 21 days in a draft report the group will finish in January.

Read the full report: Nikkei Asia

 

 

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George Russell

George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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