What first? The bad news or the bad news?

Hasenfuss, Marc
October 2008
Finweek;10/9/2008, p26
The author reflects on the performance of companies listed in the JSE Securities Exchange SA in South Africa in 2007. He claims that the 33% drop of the shares price of 35 companies shows that these companies are trading shares below their original issue prices. Moreover, he notes that the 2007 listings reveal that most companies have reached the bottom or are close to the bottom of their pricing.


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