Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group, takes a question from a member of the media during a news conference in Tokyo on May 9, 2019. In a recently webcast new conference, Son said SoftBank may pause investments in China until the impact of new regulations on the technology industry were clearer. Photo: Bloomberg Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group, takes a question from a member of the media during a news conference in Tokyo on May 9, 2019. In a recently webcast new conference, Son said SoftBank may pause investments in China until the impact of new regulations on the technology industry were clearer. Photo: Bloomberg
Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group, takes a question from a member of the media during a news conference in Tokyo on May 9, 2019. In a recently webcast new conference, Son said SoftBank may pause investments in China until the impact of new regulations on the technology industry were clearer. Photo: Bloomberg
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Hints by SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son at pause from China tech investment stirs unease in the industry

  • After tech stocks turned volatile amid Beijing’s crackdown, SoftBank’s founder said he might pause investments in the country for a year or two
  • The comment spurred debate among Chinese investors concerned about the tech crackdown in China pushing out a committed investor like Son

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Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group, takes a question from a member of the media during a news conference in Tokyo on May 9, 2019. In a recently webcast new conference, Son said SoftBank may pause investments in China until the impact of new regulations on the technology industry were clearer. Photo: Bloomberg Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group, takes a question from a member of the media during a news conference in Tokyo on May 9, 2019. In a recently webcast new conference, Son said SoftBank may pause investments in China until the impact of new regulations on the technology industry were clearer. Photo: Bloomberg
Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group, takes a question from a member of the media during a news conference in Tokyo on May 9, 2019. In a recently webcast new conference, Son said SoftBank may pause investments in China until the impact of new regulations on the technology industry were clearer. Photo: Bloomberg
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