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LIC IPO: GMP (grey market premium) falls nearly 90% in one week

According to market observers, LIC shares are quoting at a discount of ₹8 in grey market today

LIC IPO: GMP (grey market premium) falls nearly 90% in one week
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The insurance behemoth's subscription ended on Monday, 9th May 2022 and now, all eyes are on the announcement of the share allocation, which is likely to happen on Thursday, 12th May, 2022. Meanwhile, LIC IPO grey market premium (GMP) has been continuously correcting in the past few days.

According to market observers, LIC shares are quoting at a discount of ₹8 in grey market today.

Market observers said that due to weak sentiments at secondary markets, LIC IPO grey market premium (GMP) has been nosediving for near one week and has slipped to the red zone.

LIC IPO GMP today is minus ₹8, ₹33 lower from its yesterday's grey market premium of ₹25.

Ahead of the subscription opening date, LIC IPO GMP surged up to ₹92.

However, it started falling from there onwards as market sentiment across global markets became negative.

So, in last one week, LIC IPO GMP has fallen around 90 per cent, market observers added.

The grey market discount means that there are expectations of LIC IPO listing to take place around ₹941 ( ₹949 - ₹8).

So, grey market indicates that the LIC IPO may have a moderate to discounted listing.

In 6 days bidding, ₹21,000 crore public issue got subscribed 2.95 times whereas its retail portion was subscribed 1.99 times. Policyholder portion of the LIC IPO got subscribed 6.12 times while employees portion got subscribed 4.40 times.

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