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  1. September 19, 2014

    Alibaba closes at $93.89 in NYSE debut

    Shares in Alibaba surged by 38 per cent on their first day of trading, valuing Jack Ma’s Chinese ecommerce juggernaut at...

  2. September 19, 2014

    Five takeaways from Alibaba’s pricing

    Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce juggernaut, priced its initial public offering at $68, the top of a range that it had already...

  3. September 18, 2014

    Alibaba prices shares in IPO at $68

    Alibaba, the ecommerce company that helped transform both retailing and finance in China, has priced its initial public...

  4. September 18, 2014

    Alibaba investors must reckon with Jack Ma factor

    Stock market investors do not often get a chance to back a pure play on growth at this scale. So it will not be surprising...

  5. September 18, 2014

    Alibaba to keep it simple for NYSE debut

    There were penguins on the New York Stock Exchange floor when SeaWorld went public, and traders in bathrobes for the initial...

  6. September 15, 2014

    Alibaba lifts IPO range to $66-$68

    Alibaba is drawing closer to setting records for the world’s largest initial public offering, after strong investor demand...

  7. September 15, 2014

    Jack Ma stresses Alibaba’s global ambitions

    Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma emphasised his company’s global ambitions as he pitched one of the world’s largest ever...

  8. September 14, 2014

    A rocket ride for Alibaba IPO

    Bad news comes in threes. This week brings the US Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday, the first targeted long-term loans...

  9. September 12, 2014

    Alibaba to close IPO order books early

    Alibaba will begin closing the order books for its $21bn initial public offering on Tuesday after receiving enough demand to...

  10. September 12, 2014

    Disturbing elements ahead of Alibaba IPO

    Gallium, a silvery liquid at room temperature, is one of the earth’s rarest metals, used in semiconductors, microwave...

  11. September 11, 2014

    Alibaba defends payments unit split-off

    Alibaba executives have defended a controversial deal to split off its payments arm, as investors expressed their concerns...

  12. September 9, 2014

    Lex in depth: Alibaba

    life and times Alibaba’s IPO this month could raise as much as $21.1bn for a company that dominates China’s ecommerce...

  13. September 8, 2014

    Investors see funny side of Alibaba IPO

    Jack Ma, the former English teacher who founded Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, broke the ice with potential investors on...

  14. September 6, 2014

    Ma’s ambition calls for patient investors

    Jack Ma, founder of the world’s largest ecommerce platform, has always dreamt big. “The world has given us the opportunity...

  15. September 5, 2014

    Dear investors: Letter from Jack Ma as Alibaba prepares roadshow

    Thank you for taking the time to read our prospectus, and for considering investing your precious resources in our company....

  16. September 5, 2014

    Alibaba eyes valuation of up to $163bn

    Alibaba, the ecommerce giant that in 15 years has transformed China’s retail landscape, is seeking a valuation of as much as...

  17. August 30, 2014

    Alibaba targets launch week for IPO

    Alibaba is expected to begin an eagerly awaited roadshow for what could be the largest ever initial public offering early in...

  18. August 29, 2014

    ‘Brushing’ casts doubt on Alibaba figures as $20bn IPO looms

    After four years managing a private delivery company in the Chinese city of Ningbo, Chen Qian has acquired a new skill: he...

  19. August 28, 2014

    China mobile internet groups enjoy surge in revenues

    Chinese smartphone users are taking to mobile ecommerce faster than expected, creating a boom for mobile internet companies....

  20. August 27, 2014

    Alibaba sales surge ahead of IPO

    Alibaba has posted a surge in mobile revenues and raised its internal valuation to $140bn as the Chinese ecommerce giant...

  21. August 26, 2014

    China property savings: clicks and mortar

    It was inevitable: the Chinese real estate market has reached the frequent-flyer mile stage. Residential property developer...

  22. August 17, 2014

    China’s internet giants end expensive taxi app wars

    China’s two biggest internet companies have called a truce after spending billions of renminbi in the past six months to...

  23. August 13, 2014

    Alibaba: paying up

    What is the plural of prospectus? Would-be Alibaba shareholders can ponder this as they read the fourth version of the...

  24. August 13, 2014

    Alibaba overhauls its Alipay relationship

    Alibaba has restructured its relationship with the parent of Alipay, eliminating a $6bn cap on the Chinese ecommerce group’s...

  25. July 18, 2014

    Alibaba discloses blackmail attempt ahead of IPO

    Alibaba Group, the Chinese ecommerce company hoping to raise $20bn in an imminent stock market listing, claimed on Friday...

  26. July 17, 2014

    Alibaba NYSE debut slides beyond August

    Alibaba’s hotly anticipated initial public offering – which is expected to be among the largest ever stock market listings –...

  27. July 15, 2014

    Yahoo agrees to fresh deal on Alibaba stake

    Yahoo has made a deal to keep a greater share of its stake in Chinese ecommerce group Alibaba when it goes public in what is...

  28. July 15, 2014

    Alibaba teams up with ‘Hunger Games’ studio

    Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group is teaming up with Lions Gate Entertainment, the US studio that produced the The...

  29. July 12, 2014

    Alibaba filing puts value at $133bn

    Chinese ecommerce group Alibaba values itself at $133bn, up from $119bn in June, according to a US regulatory filing on...

  30. July 11, 2014

    Alibaba races to hit August IPO date

    Alibaba is racing against the clock to complete its landmark initial public offering within the next month, according to...

  31. June 30, 2014

    China’s Tencent to buy $736m stake in online advertiser 58.com

    Tencent Holdings, the Chinese internet gaming and social media conglomerate, has agreed to buy a $736m stake in an online...

  32. June 26, 2014

    NYSE beats Nasdaq to clinch Alibaba listing

    The New York Stock Exchange has won the coveted listing of Alibaba, which could be the largest ever, representing a...

  33. June 23, 2014

    China net spat stops World Cup bets

    Users of a leading Chinese betting site found their efforts to gamble on World Cup games thwarted on Monday amid a spat...

  34. June 16, 2014

    Alibaba: second time lucky

    Does a leopard change its spots? With Alibaba, investors have increasing cause to hope so. Results for the year to March,...

  35. June 16, 2014

    Alibaba reveals new board members as it eyes US listing

    Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba has named Michael Evans, a one-time candidate to succeed Lloyd Blankfein as chief...

  36. June 13, 2014

    Alibaba to unveil names of its 28-strong partnership

    Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce company, is set to reveal the names of its 28-person strong committee with the power to...

  37. June 11, 2014

    Alibaba buys out browser maker in China’s ‘biggest’ web deal

    Alibaba Group, China’s ecommerce giant, is to fully acquire the maker of the country’s most popular smartphone web browser,...

  38. June 11, 2014

    Alibaba launches online shop for US

    Alibaba launched its first direct-to-consumer online shop in the US on Wednesday, as part of a move to expand more...

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