New floats can leave a hole in your portfolio

By Daryl Dixon
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:03pm, first published June 12 2014 - 4:16pm

Recent research showing that half of the share market’s Initial Public Offers (IPOs) over the past 18 months are now trading below, and in some cases well below, their issue price provides a timely warning for all investors. Historically low interest rates and the 50 per cent rebound in share prices from the global financial crisis lows have increased the investors’ appetite for more risky investments.

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