Alleviating Alibaba's Negative Perception; Impetus For Dual-Listing; JD.Com's Unit IPOs

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by: ALT Perspective
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Summary

Retaliatory missile attacks by Iran on Iraqi military bases housing U.S. forces and an 'accidental' downing of a passenger plane didn't prevent the stock market indices from hitting new highs.

Following the footsteps of Alibaba, Baidu, Trip.com, and NetEase are reportedly in talks for a secondary listing on the Hong Kong bourse. I explain why Trip.com's impetus is stronger.

Given polarized comments on Alibaba in my prior articles, I suggest ways readers could get a better understanding of Alibaba's rise to help dispel negative perceptions on the internet titan.

I update on the plans by JD.com's hived off units to launch their respective IPOs.

By ALT Perspective

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