A man plays snooker in a hall inside Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. The company’s second quarter performance prompted it to up its internal valuation from $133bn to $140bn. Photograph: Chance Chan/Reuters

Alibaba has posted a surge in mobile revenue as the Chinese ecommerce giant prepares to seek a $140 billion (€106 billion) valuation at one of the mos(...)

Kunal Bahl, one of the founders of Snapdeal, an Indian e-commerce website, in New Delhi. The swift rise of Indian e-commerce – Snapdeal and at least half a dozen other leading Indian shopping sites have recently announced major fundraisings –  has captured the attention of international investors. Photograph: Graham Crouch/New York Times

At first, Kunal Bahl and his high school buddy Rohit Bansal had modest ambitions for their online shopping site, Snapdeal.Their previous venture – a p(...)

Alibaba had originally targeted an August float

Alibaba has pushed its highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) until after the September Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the m(...)

Yahoo said it has to sell fewer Alibaba Group shares than previously expected in the Chinese e-commerce company’s market debut

Yahoo’s revenue declined in the second quarter as the Internet company’s rates for online display ads plummeted by 24 per cent, it said on Tuesday.The(...)

Alibaba’s debut on the stock exchange is expected to eclipse Facebook’s $15 billion initial share sale in 2012.

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has decided to list on the New York Stock Exchange, it said on Thursday, dealing a blow to the rival Nasdaq bourse(...)

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, is expanding its US operations through an invitation-only website for retailers called 11 Main. Photo: Reuters

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, is expanding its US operations through an invitation-only website for retailers called 11 Main. The site (...)

E-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to buy half of China’s most popular soccer team, which won the Asia championship last year, as founder Jack Ma fol(...)

IPO celebration: TrueCar employees mark its recent IPO by ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq Exchange in Times Square, New York.  Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

The appetite of investors for initial public offerings has been on the up in 2014, with the hype machine set to go into overdrive when Chinese online (...)

Image of the week: Brussels blues Britain has been threatening to leave the European Union more or less since it joined it and this week the anti(...)

Investors liked Apple’s latest earnings report, driving the stock from $525 to $600 (€379-€433). The big question, according to renowned valuation exp(...)