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2 Feb 2018
Alibaba will buy 33 percent of Ant Financial, making it the first time the company will hold a stake in the owner of Alipay since founder Jack Ma controversially spun out the business in 2011.
11 Nov 2017
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says sales topped $1.51 billion in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles’ Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world’s biggest shopping spree.
26 Jul 2017
Alibaba is said to be in negotiations to lead a funding round in Indonesia's largest online marketplace, Tokopedia.
2 Mar 2017
Shuttling parcels around for Alibaba and other retailers are creating China’s latest wealth explosion, with a surge in shares of S.F. Express making Wang Wei the country’s third-richest man.
10 Jan 2017
Alibaba founder Jack Ma meets with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, and says the two discussed ways to connect businesses in the American Midwest with new customers in Asia, a plan the company predicts will create one million jobs.
23 Dec 2016
Bob O’Donnell and Selina Wang discuss the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative restoring Alibaba’s Taobao to its lineup of 'Notorious Markets' and whether the move is politically motivated.

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