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Making money from leveraged bets on initial offers is difficult

Pricing, oversubscription level, and listing-day gains must all be right for you to make a quick buck

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Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 



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This variation in outcomes makes IPO investing using borrowed funds a risky proposition for high networth individuals (HNIs)

There have been 54 mainboard initial public offerings (IPOs) so far in 2021, of which 30 have gained 10 per cent or more on listing day. The rest have delivered either single-digit gains or made losses on debut. The level of subscription has ranged from 0.15 to 150 times. This variation in outcomes makes IPO investing using borrowed funds a risky proposition for high networth individuals (HNIs).

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First Published: Sat, November 20 2021. 01:37 IST

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