Companies with large pools of user data now need approval for listings abroad.
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With an age of unfettered gains now coming to an abrupt end, investors are likely to be more cautious.
Jack Ma’s flagship e-commerce firm swung to a 5.5 billion yuan ($852 million) net loss after the company swallowed a $2.8 billion fine for monopolistic behavior imposed by Beijing.
Alibaba has agreed to a record $2.8 billion penalty from Beijing and vowed to change certain practices deemed anti-competitive.
A burgeoning e-commerce business could help the firm surpass its $250 billion valuation when it goes public.
China’s government has expanded its antitrust crackdown beyond Jack Ma’s technology empire, launching an investigation into suspected monopolistic practices by food-delivery behemoth Meituan. The State Administration for Market Regulation is looking into alleged abuses including forced exclusivity arrangements known as "pick one of two,” employing ...
The discord began after Jack Ma infamously rebuked "pawn shop” Chinese lenders, regulators who don’t get the internet and the "old men” of the global banking community.
The Chinese giant is projected to unveil its slowest pace of third-quarter sales growth in five years on Tuesday, while confronting potentially the biggest crisis of its two-decade existence.
While his location is unknown, Ma's emergence in a public forum may help quell persistent rumors about his fate while Beijing pursues investigations into online businesses.
Living in Beijing for 23 years, Li Xue has never attended school, not even for a day. China provides a free, nine-year education to every child but Li was not included. For the past 23 years, she has had no access to any form of ...