A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Photo: Reuters A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Photo: Reuters
A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Photo: Reuters
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Delay to Ant IPO shows Beijing’s desire to get the rules right

  • There was a great deal of disappointment when Chinese regulators halted the world’s largest initial public offering at the last minute, but concerns and criticisms need to be put into perspective

A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Photo: Reuters A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Photo: Reuters
A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Photo: Reuters
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