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Alibaba, the dominant force in China's e-commerce market, may already have lost a battle with Tencent for the world's biggest mobile market.
China's brick-and-mortar banks are launching a counter-attack against the assault on their business from Alibaba and other Internet heavyweights.
Retailers in China are hoping to feel a double dose of love this year as Chinese Valentine's Day coincides with the Western one, a first in 19 years.
China's banks, already confronting a credit crackdown and bad debt concerns, may face new headwinds as Internet players enter – and disrupt – the market.
Chinese companies are flocking to the U.S. IPO market, undeterred by an accounting row between Washington and Beijing.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss Chinese internet giant Alibaba's offer to buy the 72 percent of Nasdaq-listed Auto Navi Holdings that it doesn't already own.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Alibaba and Tencent – are fighting a proxy war over the lucrative mobile payments market by backing rival taxi-hailing apps. The FT reports.
A rising hedge fund star has made a big bet on Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba, believing the company will be worth at least $200 billion.
Favorable financial market conditions combined with strong industry growth should make 2014 a big year for Chinese internet companies.
Weixin is China's killer app, a highly addictive social networking tool. In the United States, a similar version is known as WeChat. The NYT reports.
An arms race between China's most powerful Internet companies has escalated again, with Tencent entering the e-commerce field controlled by its rival, Alibaba.
After three lean years, Hong Kong bankers are looking forward to a surge in fees in 2014 as the city regains its swagger with a slew of big-money IPO.
The next 12 months may not prove as rich for IPOs as the last year. But to bankers, 2014 still promises an abundance of opportunity. The NYT reports.
China has approved a pilot scheme allowing private companies to piggy back on the country's providers to offer own-brand mobile services.
Shares of Fu Shou Yuan International Group soared as much as 66 percent in their Hong Kong trading debut, leading a pack of first-day trading gains.
Hong Kong's market for initial public offerings (IPOs) looks like it's kicking into gear, just as the year winds down.
China announced a sweeping package of economic and social reforms last month, boosting global sentiment towards Chinese investments. The FT reports.
Mark Mahaney, Internet Analyst at RBC Capital Markets explains what's driving the shoppers' migration from offline to online with mobile platform also gathering pace.
The traders covered it all on a big week of "Fast Money."