Chinese President Xi Jinping Decided to ‘Step on’ Ant’s IPO

Chinese President Xi Jinping Decided to ‘Step on’ Ant’s IPO

#China #XiJinping #JackMa #AntIPO #Alibaba #Halt #fintech $BABA China’s President Xi Jinping personally decided to pull the plug on Ant Group’s $37-B IPO (initial public offering), the WS-J reported Thursday, citing Chinese officials with the knowledge of the matter. The decision to stop what would have been the world’s largest ever IPO, came days after […]

China Facing “Real” Problems, Trade Uncertainty Abound

China Facing “Real” Problems, Trade Uncertainty Abound

Thursday, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that trade uncertainty issues are giving China “real” structural problems, as the nation’s supply chains are starting to “hollow out.” “China is no longer really the cheapest place in the world to manufacture,” Secretary Ross said in a TV interview, adding the US does not know what China wants […]

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market China was the most promising consumer market in Asia in Y 2015, and will probably remain so in the next 4 years, according to a report released Thursday. “Even as China’s economy slows and its population ages, it appears set to remain the most attractive Asian market for retailers […]