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Korean stock prices 'irrationally high', warn bankers, as Big Hit launches IPO


Big Hit Entertainment, the label behind hugely popular K-pop boy band BTS, this week launched bookbuilding for an IPO that will be worth as much as W962.6bn ($818.4m). The company is the latest to ride a wave of demand sweeping the country’s stock market, causing an over-heating that is pushing prices dangerously high, said bankers. Jonathan Breen reports.

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