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K-Pop’s Stock Market Mania, by the Numbers

The agency behind Korean boy band BTS went public in South Korea’s biggest IPO in three years

$50.3 billion — The amount retail investors deposited for a chance to win shares in a lottery tied to the IPO of Big Hit.
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58.4 trillion South Korean won or $50.3 billion: That’s how much retail investors deposited, at more than $100,000 each, for a chance to win just two shares in a lottery tied to the…