Alibaba's U.S. trading debut sparked a sense of optimism among Asia's e-commerce firms, who believe that the Chinese giant's success bodes well for them. » Read More
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Amid rumors that Alibaba is considering investing in its rival, Snapdeal, the ecommerce giant's boss said the group was not up for sale.
NYSE President Thomas Farley said the exchange is confident ahead of the start of trading of Alibaba, but "not overconfident."
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The IPO was expected to be the largest in history and to give Alibaba a massive valuation—making founder Jack Ma one of the world's richest men.
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The glittery initial public offering, which prices Thursday evening, may not be all gold.
Alibaba will price within its existing range of $66 to $68 a share, CNBC has learned from sources familiar with the situation.
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"I do have a buy rating," said Neil Doshi, analyst at CRT Capital Group. But not all market watchers share his optimism.
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Yahoo will sell part of its stake in Alibaba when the firm goes public and could receive $6 billion after taxes, if the IPO prices at $68 a share.
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