Alibaba Stock Has Slumped This Week. Here’s Why.

Text size Alibaba shares have slumped since the company said it would apply for a primary listing in Hong Kong. (Photo by GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images) Shares of Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, fell sharply Friday following a report that said billionaire Jack Ma plans to cede control of Ant Group. Alibaba (ticker: … Read more

China Tech Stocks Fall After Beijing Fines Alibaba, Tencent

By Yifan Wang Shares of Chinese tech giants fell in Hong Kong on Monday, after Beijing fined some of the country’s largest internet companies for failing to make proper antitrust declarations on previous deals. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Tencent Holdings Ltd. and Ping An Healthcare & Technology Co., which were named in the latest executive … Read more

DiDi Stock Plunges. An SEC Probe Has Alibaba and JD.com Investors On Edge Too.

Text size DiDi headquarters in Beijing AFP via Getty Images Shares in DiDi Global plunged Wednesday after the embattled Chinese ride-hailing company said it was facing a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into its initial public offering last year. Other Chinese tech stocks were dropping. American depositary receipts of DiDi (ticker: DIDI) lost 5% in … Read more

The Stock Market Just Had Its Best Week Since 2020. Enjoy It While It Lasts.

Text size It was the largest weekly gain for all three major U.S. indexes since November 2020. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Drop a ball off a balcony, and it will bounce. Drop the market off an all-time high and it eventually will, too. That doesn’t make it a buying opportunity. We’ve been waiting a while for a … Read more

Alibaba Stock Is Really Hurting. Why It Might Not Bounce Back Anytime Soon.

Text size Shares of Alibaba have notched massive declines. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Investors in Alibaba Group Holding are used to pain. But the stock is really hurting this time, falling more than 20% in just four days. Shares in the e-commerce giant were getting hit again Tuesday. Alibaba is caught up in a … Read more

JD.com Stock Sinks After Earnings Top Estimates but Revenue Growth Slows

Text size A JD.com distribution center in Beijing. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Shares of JD.com fell sharply Thursday after the Chinese e-commerce giant reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ forecasts but slower sales growth. U.S.-listed shares of JD.com (ticker: JD) declined 17% on Thursday to $51.78. JD.com reported net revenue in the quarter of … Read more

Alibaba Stock: The ‘Cheapest Company in the World’ Outside Russia

Text size Alibaba’s market value is under $300 billion, against about $1.5 trillion for its U.S. counterpart, Amazon.com. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding is probably “the cheapest company in the world” outside of Russia as investors put a high China risk premium on the e-commerce giant, according to Daniel O’Keefe, a managing director and portfolio … Read more

Alibaba’s Earnings Are Today. What to Expect.

Text size Alibaba investors had it tough in 2021. So far, 2022 is shaping up to be better. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Earnings from Alibaba  will be closely watched by investors after a tumultuous year for the Chinese tech giant, which continues to face regulatory and macroeconomic headwinds. Expectations are for Alibaba (ticker: BABA) … Read more