The logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Reuters
Shares in firms linked to Chinese online retail titan Alibaba were mixed on Friday a day after rallying on a report it had filed for a Hong Kong listing that could be the city’s biggest initial public offering for almost a decade.
China’s Alibaba Group Holding plans to raise at least $5 billion through the sale of a US dollar-denominated bond this month, four people with knowledge of the matter said, amid regulatory scrutiny of co-founder Jack Ma’s empire.
China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Alibaba’s Hong Kong-listing plans are being closely watched by the financial community for indications on the business
The UAE topped the consumer demand for gold in the Arab world, with a share of 34.1%, out of Dhs162.2 billion, the total consumer demand for Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Egypt.
The study underlined the importance of Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy’s efforts, and the collaboration between various stakeholders and digital startups, to firmly position Dubai as the next digital economy capital of the world.
The Central Bank of the UAE’s (CBUAE) Direct Debit System (UAEDDS) allows residents of Dubai with an automatic payment in an effort to facilitate recurrent bills from their bank accounts.