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74 days: That’s how long it’s been since Chinese billionaire Jack Ma was last seen in public.

On October 24, at the Bund Summit in Shanghai, the co-founder and former chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba gave a speech in which he criticized China’s regulatory framework. This invoked the ire…

Earlier this summer, Marc Rubinstein wrote for Marker about how Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s Ant Group became the “fintech to beat all fintechs.” Now, the company can add another record under its belt: world’s largest-ever initial public offering to date. New filings on Monday reveal that the Chinese online payments…

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A logo hangs on a building of Ant Group, a leading provider of financial services technology in China, on July 23, 2020 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Photo: Wu Jun/VCG/Getty Images

In an IPO market that’s on fire, the biggest is yet to come: Ant Group, a Chinese online payments giant, created by Alibaba founder, Jack Ma. The company filed for its IPO this week and is expected to be the most valuable company ever to go public on a global…

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