HK mining IPOs

Miners look to Hong Kong

The risk of retail investors getting burnt are outweighed by the rewards of striking it rich, as Hong Kong seeks to become a listing venue for global mining companies.
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Hong Kong’s stock exchange is making a slow but steady push to become a listing venue for global mining companies, even though it is a sector with a rich seam of broken dreams. In the past, mining companies especially those in the development stage were restricted to specialist listing venues such as Toronto or Perth, where the exchanges themselves had sophisticated means of assessing the value of the projects being listed.

But as the commodity boom rumbles inexorably on and miners became majors, they have shifted to larger, global exchanges such as London. The recently announced merger between Glencore and Xstrata is the latest move in the maturation of a...

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