IPO market seen as more lively in second half of 2020

The SGX in Shenton Way. The pandemic and the subsequent slump in economic activity caused by the circuit breaker have weighed down Singapore's initial public offerings (IPOs) market. But Ms Carmen Lee, head of OCBC Investment Research, said some of t
The SGX in Shenton Way. The pandemic and the subsequent slump in economic activity caused by the circuit breaker have weighed down Singapore's initial public offerings (IPOs) market. But Ms Carmen Lee, head of OCBC Investment Research, said some of the IPOs postponed in the first half may start to emerge now. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Investors betting on a rather speedy recovery as pandemic-hit equity markets recover

A new crop of listings may emerge as recovery takes hold in the second half after a volatile six months for capital markets.

The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent slump in economic activity caused by the circuit breaker have weighed down Singapore's initial public offerings (IPOs) market.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 01, 2020, with the headline 'IPO market seen as more lively in second half of 2020'. Print Edition | Subscribe