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Public floats fall as investor uncertainty prevails

Public floats fall as investor uncertainty prevails

Updated 31 January 2013, 14:59 AEST

Global economic uncertainty, volatile commodity prices, and weak investor confidence saw the number of companies listing on the stock exchange fall by more than half last year.

Of those that did get enough investor interest to float, most were miners.

Companies outside the mining industry struggled to get a look in.

Correspondent: Sue Lannin

Speakers: Marcus Ohm, accountant at HLB Mann Judd; Mike Ryan, managing partner with Taylor Woodings; Dennis Clark, boss of A1 Consolidated Gold

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