Basic IPO FAQs

Why does every hour the retail Individual Investor RII bidding status is not getting updated ?

Stock exchanges provide information about IPO subscription details and bidding status for book-building IPO when IPO is open to bidding. This information is usually published by the NSE and BSE websites.

Only a portion of the bidding status is updated each hour, and the rest of the information is available at the end.

Usually, the total bids received at cut-off price and the number of issues subscribed are updated every hour.

Detail bidding status, including category-wise bidding detail (i.e. detail for Qualified Institutional Investors FIIs), Foreign Institutional Investors FIIs), Domestic Financial Institutions FIs/ Insurance Companies), Mutual Funds and Non Institutional Investors – Corporates, Individuals (Other Than RIIs), Retail Individual Investors RIIs (RIIs), etc. Each day, it is updated once per day.

What do you mean by IPO?

By whom the 'Price Band' is decided?

'Date of issue' is decided by whom?

What a registrar of an IPO does?

What is role of Lead managers in IPO?

What does 'follow on Public offering' or FPO means?

What are Primary market & Secondary market?

How can you define the life cycle of an IPO prospectus?

What are the life cycle of an IPO?

what are the basic differences between Book building and fixed price issue

How is Floor price different from Cut-off price for a book - building issue

Differentiate between RII,NII,QIB, & Anchor Investor

Retail investor, I would like to invest more than Rs 1 lakhs in an IPO. What is the best way to invest in the Non-institutional bidders' category? What are the pros and cons of investing in this category?

Is PAN number mandatory for applying in an IPO?

IPO remains open for how many days?

After submitting the application in IPO,what details I should keep?

For an IPO,what is the 'Market lot size' & 'Minimum Order quantity'?

Will I get guaranteed amount of shares if applying for an IPO?

Is investing in IPOs less riskier than in direct stock market?

Can someone apply through more than one application in IPO with the same name?