An investor checking stock prices at a brokerage house in Fuyang , central Anhui province. Photo: EPA-EFE
An investor checking stock prices at a brokerage house in Fuyang , central Anhui province. Photo: EPA-EFE
IPO

China’s IPOs lost their debut sizzle in 2022, boding ill for punters betting on a few quick yuan

  • 28 per cent of small-cap newcomers in mainland China fell below their IPO prices on first day of trading in 2022, up from 4 per cent in 2021
  • IPO registration system could be extended to big-cap listings, according to speculation, hurting the prospects for first-day windfalls

An investor checking stock prices at a brokerage house in Fuyang , central Anhui province. Photo: EPA-EFE
An investor checking stock prices at a brokerage house in Fuyang , central Anhui province. Photo: EPA-EFE
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