China’s new board is no longer ‘Star’
23 September 2019 | 12:56 pm
China’s newest stock venue is no longer the talk of the town. Stock gains and trading activity on Shanghai’s Star board have slowed since July’s launch, while the pace of initial public offerings has been lackluster. Sofia Horta e Costa reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
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