The Irony of Alibaba's Listing in Hong Kong – Most Interesting Thing in Tech


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Alibaba has called off its listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Yes, it’s partly because of the instability. But it’s also just a way to please Beijing. And there’s a deep irony: HK could have had the original listing in 2014 if, like the US, it was OK with dual-class stock systems that centralize power with executives.

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