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De-risky business

28 May 2018 By Alec Macfarlane

Tech stars such as Alibaba could pre-sell shares to underpin listings at home, and Foxconn just did something similar for a Shanghai IPO. The practice may prevent wild stock swings, but also distorts markets. Relying too much on such backers, as Hong Kong did, would be a mistake.

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