Kimono-clad staff of Tokyo Stock Exchanges (TSE) and securities companies during the morning trade session at the TSE in Tokyo on 6 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kimono-clad staff of Tokyo Stock Exchanges (TSE) and securities companies during the morning trade session at the TSE in Tokyo on 6 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
IPO

Japan’s market for initial public offerings have not been this hot since the dot-com bubble two decades ago

  • The average initial pop for IPOs in the Japanese market this year was nearly 130 per cent, the most since 1999
  • The best performer was artificial-intelligence systems firm Headwaters, which jumped 1,090 per cent in its first trade

Topic |   IPO
Kimono-clad staff of Tokyo Stock Exchanges (TSE) and securities companies during the morning trade session at the TSE in Tokyo on 6 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kimono-clad staff of Tokyo Stock Exchanges (TSE) and securities companies during the morning trade session at the TSE in Tokyo on 6 January 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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