Alibaba Seeking Control Leaves Hong Kong Bourse in IPO Quandary

Alibaba Seeking Control Leaves Hong Kong Bourse in IPO Quandary

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The webpage of Alibaba.com is seen on a laptop computer screen in Hong Kong. An initial public offering in Hong Kong, the fourth biggest equity market in the world, would give both Alibaba’s customers and global investors a chance to invest in the company.