• SAO PAULO, May 7- France's Casino hired Morgan Stanley& Co and JPMorgan Chase& Co to list its global e-commerce platform spanning from Brazil to Thailand, a person familiar with the plan said on Tuesday, as the group faces competition from U.S. giant Amazon.com Inc and Chinese rival Alibaba.

  • Alibaba 101     Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 6:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon provides a look at the Chinese firm which has filed for an IPO that could raise up to $15 billion, making it one of the largest tech offerings since Facebook.

  • Softbank has no plans to sell Alibaba shares     Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 3:40 AM ET

    Duncan Clark, chairman of BDA, says Softbank's decision not to sell shares in Alibaba is a "good sign of confidence" in the IPO.

  • Alibaba: Why you should buy     Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 4:54 AM ET

    Keith Pogson, global managing partner at EY, says Alibaba is the "best way" to get exposure to the Chinese e-commerce segment and discusses the company's expansion plans.

  • One gem for Yahoo investors in Alibaba prospectus Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:26 PM ET

    Much of the Alibaba IPO prospectus is old news for Yahoo investors. But there's one item they shouldn't overlook.

  • "Jack Ma is a big traitor," wrote another user on Tencent Weibo, a major Twitter- like Chinese microblogging site. In its IPO prospectus, Alibaba detailed ties with its two principal shareholders- Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank Corp, which owns a 34.4 percent stake, and Yahoo Inc with a 22.6 percent stake.


  • *Chinese e-commerce giant files for most anticipated IPO since Facebook. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which powers 80 percent of all online commerce in the world's second-largest economy, is expected to raise more than $15 billion, and could top the $16 billion pulled in by Facebook Inc when it listed in 2012..

  • Gil Luria, Managing Director of Wedbush, says Alibaba will continue to grow an annual 30 to 50 percent without even venturing outside of China.

  • What will Alibaba's valuation be?     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 10:33 PM ET

    Echo He, Senior Analyst at Maxim Group, breaks down her estimates for the Chinese e-commerce giant.

  • May 7- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd filed on Tuesday for an initial public offering in the United States. The deal is expected to surpass Facebook Inc's $16 billion IPO to top the list of biggest technology listings. Following are the 10 biggest IPOs from technology companies.

  • May 7- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd filed on Tuesday for its much-anticipated U.S. initial public offering, which analysts and bankers expect would surpass Facebook Inc's $16 billion IPO as the biggest technology listing.

  • Larry Haverty, Portfolio Manager of Gabelli Funds, says that in three to four years, Alibaba could become the most valuable company in the world.

  • How Alibaba changed the lives of Chinese     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to a self-described addict of China's Taobao, the online shopping site of Alibaba, to see how the e-commerce firm impacted the lives of consumers.

  • David Joy, Chief Market Strategist at Ameriprise Financial, says Alibaba's large market share in China will be a key factor in attracting investors to its initial public offering.

  • China's rising consumption growth and high profit margins are reasons why Alibaba's initial public offering is drawing so much attention, says Francis Gaskins, President & Editor at IPODesktop.com.

  • Eric Jackson, Founder & Managing Partner at Ironfire Capital, discusses estimates for the valuation of Alibaba.

  • UPDATE 1-China's Alibaba embarks on U.S. IPO journey Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 5:07 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 6- Alibaba Holdings Inc will seek to raise $1 billion in what could become the largest technology debut in history, the Chinese e-commerce and payments giant said on Tuesday in a filing for its eagerly anticipated Initial Public Offering.

  • Alibaba's company structure     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has filed for its IPO. Larry Haverty, Gabelli Funds, and CNBC's Jon Fortt provide perspective into the company.

  • 'Hallelujah,' Alibaba making money: Pro     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    Reacting to Alibaba's $1 billion IPO filing, with Brian Hamilton, Sageworks chairman.