By Noor Zainab Hussain and Joshua Franklin
(Reuters) - Shares of Airbnb Inc more than doubled in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the home rental firm at just over $100 billion in the biggest U.S. initial public offering (IPO) of 2020 and capping a bumper year in which investors flocked to tech stocks.
Airbnb opened at $146 on the Nasdaq, far above the IPO price of $68 per share that raised $3.
5 billion for the company. The stock hit a high of $165 and closed at $144.71.
The IPO is the culmination of a stunning recovery.