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Banks and mining firms 'will lead IPO activity in 2012'

There is likely to be a pick-up in initial public offerings in Asia in 2012.

Philippe Espinasse, the author of IPO: A Global Guide, says finance and mining firms are likely to lead the rush for new capital.

But he's warned that investors will be careful about the stocks they choose to invest in as volatility in the markets continues.

  • 04 Jan 2012