Tag: Alibaba

Finance Tech, Trading

Chinese tech stocks decline as Beijing reportedly seeks to break up Alipay in latest volley of regulation

September 13, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

US-listed shares of Alibaba and other Chinese technology companies fell Monday after the Financial Times reported the Chinese government wants to break up Alipay, the financial services superapp from Ant Group, marking Beijing’s latest move to overhaul the fintech heavyweight […]

Enterprise, Industries, Manufacturing

Daimler CEO expects ‘intense competition’ if Apple and Alibaba enter electric vehicle market

April 15, 2021


The chief executive of Germany’s Daimler believes the automaker will face stiff opposition from tech giants like Google, Apple and Alibaba if they decide to launch their own electric vehicles. While the tech giants are yet to start selling their […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Alibaba Price Target Cut by Baird on Monopoly Investigation

December 28, 2020

Via: TheStreet

Alibaba (BABA) – Get Report had its price target cut by Baird analyst Colin Sebastian to $285 from $325 as China’s government investigates the internet titan on anti-trust grounds. The analyst maintained his outperform rating on the stock. Alibaba’s American […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba is expanding its brick-and-mortar empire

October 19, 2020

Via: Fortune

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is doubling down on brick-and-mortar. On Monday, Alibaba announced that it had doubled its stake in the Chinese retailer Sun Art to 72%, taking control of one of China’s largest big-box chains that sells groceries and […]

Finance Tech, Trading

IPO shares are up a surprising 60% this year with a number of big debuts expected ahead

September 3, 2020


No one would have believed this even three months ago, but this may turn out to be the biggest year for IPOs since Alibaba went public in 2014. Already, 111 companies have raised $37.8 billion, according to Renaissance Capital. In […]

Capital, Finance Tech

A week of corporate coronavirus warnings starts to quantify the economic toll of China’s outbreak

February 21, 2020

Via: Fortune

Supply lines have been disrupted, consumption has dropped, and demand for services has diminished. As containment measures taken against the spread of Covid-19 in China weigh on the global economy, international business is beginning to quantify the economic blow the […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

The World’s Fourth-Largest Economy Is Going Cashless

December 4, 2019

Via: Fortune

The world is moving towards cashless payment, and Asia is leading the charge with companies like Alibaba, Tencent, and Grab, and fast-growing mobile payment usage rates across the region. In China, more than 600 million people already use mobile payments, […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Chinese E-Commerce Giants Report Booming Singles Day Sales

November 11, 2019

Via: Time

(BEIJING) — Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and reported a total of more than $50 billion in sales on Monday in the first half of Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world’s busiest online shopping day. Singles […]

Capital, Finance Tech

Alibaba revenue soars 61%, topping the FAANG + BAT group

August 23, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Alibaba reported strong first-quarter revenue growth on Thursday morning as its core e-commerce and fast-growing cloud-computing segments provided a boost. The Chinese e-ecommerce giant said revenue soared 61% year-over-year to 80.9 billion yuan, or about $11.8 billion, edging out the […]


SoftBank Expects up to $2.4 Billion Profit on Alibaba Share Sale

June 15, 2016

Via: Fortune

SoftBank Group said on Wednesday it expects to book profit of 200 billion yen to 250 billion yen ($1.9 billion to $2.4 billion) this financial year from the sale of shares in Alibaba Group Holding. The Japanese telecommunications company earlier […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Cramer: Yahoo blew it, Dow & DuPont won

December 10, 2015


There were two large business events that defined a new cycle in the market on Wednesday, and Jim Cramer said it all comes down to squandered opportunities versus created opportunities. “I’m talking about Yahoo’s decision to stand pat and not […]


Starboard asks Yahoo to sell core business instead of Alibaba stake

November 19, 2015

Via: Reuters

Activist investor Starboard Value LP asked Yahoo Inc to drop plans to sell its stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd due to tax concerns, and instead urged the company to sell its core search and display advertising businesses. Yahoo’s current […]