The Big Question: What Is a Lockup Period?

May 5 (Bloomberg) -- Often after a company goes public, founders, backers and employees that possess privately held shares are restricted from selling those shares on the open market for a period of time that typically lasts 3 or 6 months. Bloomberg's Willem Marx explains why.
The Top Stocks to Watch in Asia Today
18:20 - In today’s “Stock Exchange,” Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man and Shery Ahn discuss the top stocks to watch in Asia on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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