Alibaba: High Hopes and Regulatory Hurdles

The recent developments surrounding Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. have captured significant attention, following the company’s decision to abandon its plans for the spin-off and IPO of its cloud computing division. This announcement, which coincided with the release of its quarterly earnings last Thursday, prompted a 10% drop in Alibaba’s share price. The reaction from Wall Street analysts has been varied, with some expressing concern over the strategic direction of the company, while others maintain a positive outlook.

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