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BRIEF-Suning Commerce sells 5.5 mln shares in Alibaba, expects net income of 3.25 bln yuan

* SAYS IT EXPECTS NET INCOME OF 3.25 BILLION YUAN ($491.16 million) AFTER SELLING 5.5 MILLION SHARES IN ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2B32uI0 Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6170 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

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UPDATE 1-China imposes record fine on Guangfa Bank over guarantees for defaulted bonds

BEIJING, Dec 8 (Reuters) - China's banking regulator has confiscated illegal income and imposed fines on China Guangfa Bank Co totalling 722 million yuan ($109 million) for providing illegal guarantees for defaulted corporate bonds sold through an Alibaba-backed online finance platform, it said on Friday.

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Alibaba redraws retail fault lines with bricks-and-mortar push

HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - In a small village shop near the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, store owner Lu Qiwei uses his smartphone to place orders to refill stocks of instant noodles, rice and drinks.

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Alibaba, Ford to cooperate in search for new retail opportunities

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has signed a deal with Ford Motor Co to explore cooperation in areas such as cloud computing, connectivity and retail which could involve the sale of Ford cars on Alibaba's online retail platform Tmall.

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UPDATE 1-Alibaba, Ford to cooperate in search for new retail opportunities

* Firms exploring selling Ford cars on Tmall -Alibaba spokeswoman

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Alibaba to cooperate with Ford Motor for new retail opportunities

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday it signed an agreement with Ford Motor on strategic cooperation to jointly explore areas such as connectivity, cloud computing and artificial intelligence.

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Exclusive: Ford set for China tie-up with Alibaba to test online, direct auto sales - source

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is expected to sign as early as Thursday a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd which may allow the U.S. automaker to test selling cars to consumers in China through Alibaba's online retail arm Tmall, as well as via a new “auto vending machine” store concept, according to a Ford source familiar with the matter.

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Amazon launches subscription-based Prime service in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched its subscription-based Prime service in Singapore that provides access to fast shipping, streaming and gaming, intensifying competition with incumbent rival Alibaba-backed Lazada in Southeast Asia.

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UPDATE 1-Russian state fund RDIF plans to invest in Yandex taxi business

MOSCOW, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) plans to invest in Yandex's ride-sharing unit Yandex.Taxi and will partner with China's Alibaba in investing in other internet projects in Russia, the state fund's CEO said on Tuesday.

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Alibaba must face renewed lawsuit over IPO: U.S. appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court revived a lawsuit accusing Alibaba Group Holding Ltd of defrauding shareholders by concealing a regulatory warning prior to its initial public offering about its ability to suppress counterfeiting on its websites.

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BRIEF-US appeals court revives lawsuit against Alibaba by ADS investors

Dec 5 (Reuters) - u.s. Appeals court revives shareholder lawsuit against alibaba group holding ltd over pre-ipo regulatory warning -- ruling 2Nd u.s. Circuit court of appeals vacates lower court judge's dismissal of lawsuit by holders of american depository shares and call options Shareholders accused alibaba of concealing a regulator's warning about its ability to suppress counterfeiting on its websites

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BRIEF-Alibaba In Discussions To Invest About 1.5 Bln Yuan In SenseTime- Bloomberg,Citing Sources

* ALIBABA IN DISCUSSIONS TO INVEST ABOUT 1.5 BILLION YUAN, AND BECOME LARGEST BACKER OF FACIAL RECOGNITION STARTUP SENSETIME- BLOOMBERG,CITING SOURCES Source https://bloom.bg/2kbgFEC

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UPDATE 4-Alibaba's jumbo bond deal sets sector benchmark in Asia

* Maturities ranging from 5.5 years to 40 years (Recasts with sector context, trade prices, company fundamentals)

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BRIEF-Alibaba Group Announces Pricing Of Offering Of Us$7.0 Billion Of Senior Unsecured Notes

* ALIBABA GROUP ANNOUNCES PRICING OF OFFERING OF US$7.0 BILLION OF SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES

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UPDATE 1-Alibaba issues price guidance for 5-tranche, benchmark dollar bond - term sheet

HONG KONG, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday issued pricing guidance for a multi-tranche benchmark dollar bond, which is expected to price during New York hours, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters.

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Alibaba markets five-tranche US dollar bonds

SINGAPORE, Nov 29 (IFR) - Alibaba Group Holding, rated A1/A+/A+, is marketing five tranches of US dollar bonds in its second such offering.

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Alibaba issues price guidance for 5-tranche, benchmark sized dollar bond issue - term sheet

HONG KONG, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is making a five tranche dollar bond offering in a benchmark-sized issue expected to price later on Wednesday during New York trading hours, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters.

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BRIEF-Alibaba Group Announces Proposed Offering Of Senior Unsecured Notes

* ALIBABA GROUP ANNOUNCES PROPOSED OFFERING OF SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES

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Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial bans high-interest loan products

HONG KONG, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd affiliate Ant Financial has banned consumer loans with annual interest rates above 24 percent from its Alipay platform, a move which comes as China's government increases scrutiny of lightly regulated online lending.

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BRIEF-‍Alibaba Cloud becomes presenting partner of FIFA Club World Cup until 2022​

* ‍Alibaba Cloud becomes presenting partner of FIFA Club World Cup until 2022​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Auchan/Alibaba deal turns up the heat on Carrefour in China

PARIS (Reuters) - A partnership between French retailer Auchan [AUCH.UL] and internet giant Alibaba risks pushing Carrefour further behind in China and could persuade its new boss to sell out of the country.

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REFILE-UPDATE 2-Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 bln stake in China's top grocer

* Says part of a wider effort to integrate data and physical stores

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Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China's top grocer

BEIJING (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it would invest HK$22.4 billion ($2.87 billion) for a major stake in China's top hypermart operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd , part of a wider push into offline retail.

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UPDATE 2-Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 bln stake in China's top grocer

* Says part of a wider effort to integrate data and physical stores (Adds analyst quote, share price, context)

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Alibaba to buy 36.2 percent Sun Art for $2.9 billion

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it would buy an aggregate direct and indirect stake of 36.16 percent in China's top hypermarket operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd , for a total HK$22.4 billion ($2.9 billion).

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UPDATE 1-Alibaba to buy 36.2 pct Sun Art for $2.9 bln

HONG KONG, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it would buy an aggregate direct and indirect stake of 36.16 percent in China's top hypermarket operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd, for a total HK$22.4 billion ($2.9 billion).

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Alibaba to buy 36.2 pct Sun Art for $2.9 bln

HONG KONG, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it would buy an aggregate direct and indirect stake of 36.16 percent stake in China's top hypermarket operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd, for a total HK$22.4 billion ($2.9 billion).

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BRIEF-Alibaba Group, Auchan Retail and Ruentex form new retail strategic alliance​

* ‍ALIBABA GROUP, AUCHAN RETAIL AND RUENTEX FORM NEW RETAIL STRATEGIC ALLIANCE​

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BRIEF-Enjoyor signs framework agreement with Alibaba Cloud

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Enjoyor Co Ltd * Says it signs framework agreement with Alibaba Cloud Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2ALLXFg Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

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S.Korea celebrity appears in Chinese ad in subtle sign of thawing diplomatic tension

* S.Korean actress promotes cosmetics on Alibaba's Taobao mall

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China's JD.com, Alibaba rival, reports $19.1 billion in shopping event sales

BEIJING, Nov 12 (Reuters) - JD.com, China's e-commerce behemoth, said on Sunday that sales for Singles' Day - and its run-up - reached 127.1 billion yuan ($19.14 billion), up 50 percent from a year ago.

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China shopping festival smashes record with $25 billion haul

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said on Saturday its Singles' Day sales extravaganza hit $25.4 billion, smashing its own record from last year and cementing it as the world's biggest shopping event.

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China shopping festival smashes record at halfway mark

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said its Singles' Day sales surged past last year's total just after midday Saturday, hitting a record $18 billion, pointing to a likely giant haul for the world's biggest shopping event.

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China's 24-hour online shopping binge nears $16 billion

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw its Singles' Day sales hit $16 billion by mid-morning on Saturday after racing to a billion dollars in just two minutes after the world's biggest shopping spree opened at midnight.

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China's 24-hour online shopping binge tops $1.5 billion in first three minutes

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said sales topped 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles' Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world's biggest shopping spree.

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Russian retailer M.Video in preliminary talks with Alibaba: spokesman

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's largest electronics retailer M.Video is in preliminary talks with Chinese online retail giant Alibaba about possible cooperation, an M.Video spokesman said on Friday.

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PayPal starts payment services in India

(Reuters) - Payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc on Wednesday launched domestic operations in India, a market already dominated by China's Alibaba-backed PayTM, the country's leading digital payments firm.

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Alibaba sales beat estimates on 'outstanding' quarter, raises forecast

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd hailed an "outstanding quarter" on Thursday and raised its outlook for the year after beating forecasts with a 61 percent revenue rise driven by strong growth in online sales.

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Alibaba’s Earnings Jump as China’s Online Shopping Boom Continues

The e-commerce giant posted strong results for its most recent quarter but still faces challenges that include growing outside of its core business.

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Alibaba delivers 'outstanding quarter' on e-commerce growth

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd hailed an "outstanding quarter" on Thursday as the Chinese firm beat forecasts with a 61 percent revenue rise driven by continuing e-commerce growth.

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Alibaba revenue up 61 percent, beats estimates

(Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Thursday its quarterly revenue climbed 61 percent, beating analysts' estimates, helped by growth in its core e-commerce business.

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BRIEF-The9 Ltd signs exclusive publishing agreement with Alibaba Games

* The9 Limited signed exclusive publishing agreement with Alibaba Games for CrossFire brand new shooting mobile game in China​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Shiji Information Technology signs framework agreement with Alibaba Investment

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Beijing Shiji Information Technology Co Ltd

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UPDATE 1-Alibaba's Tsai in deal for stake in NBA's Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Joseph Tsai, vice chairman of Chinese internet conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , has struck a deal to buy a 49 percent stake in the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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Alibaba Co-Founder Joseph Tsai Said to Buy Brooklyn Nets Stake

Mr. Tsai has agreed in principle to buy a 49 percent stake in the team, people briefed on the matter said, valuing the franchise at $2.3 billion.

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Alibaba's Tsai in deal for stake in NBA's Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Joseph Tsai, vice chairman of Chinese internet conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , has struck a deal to buy a 49 percent stake in the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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Consumer goods firms harness online data to tap Southeast Asia e-commerce boom

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK (Reuters) - When diaper maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding .

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BRIEF-Alibaba Health Information Technology enters supply framework agreement with Alibaba Singapore​

* On Oct 15, co entered into supply framework agreement with Alibaba Singapore​

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JD.com shares are a better deal than Alibaba's: Barron's

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of China's No.2 e-commerce firm JD.com are a better deal for investors than Alibaba Group's stock and could rise 30 percent or more over the next year, Barron's said on Sunday.

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JD.com shares are a better deal than Alibaba's -Barron's

NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Shares of China's No.2 e-commerce firm JD.com are a better deal for investors than Alibaba Group's stock and could rise 30 percent or more over the next year, Barron's said on Sunday.

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BRIEF-‍Elastic partners with Alibaba's computing arm

* ‍elastic says new partnership with Alibaba Cloud, cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to deliver joint hosted Elastic search offering on Alibaba Cloud ​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-STMicroelectronics ‍announces cooperation with Alibaba Cloud to provide IoT solution​

* STMicroelectronics says ‍announced its cooperation with Alibaba Cloud to provide cloud-to-node iot solution to market​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Alibaba is investing $15 billion in global tech research

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Alibaba launches $15 billion overseas R&D drive

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd [BABA.N], is launching a $15 billion drive to build overseas research hubs as the deep-pocketed firm looks to compete with global leaders in e-commerce, logistics and cloud technology.

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Alibaba launches $15 bln overseas R&D drive

BEIJING, Oct 11 (Reuters) - China's top e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is launching a $15 billion drive to build overseas research hubs as the deep-pocketed firm looks to compete with global leaders in e-commerce, logistics and cloud technology.

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BRIEF-Alibaba Group says to invest over $15 bln in R&D over next 3 years

* Alibaba group holding - ‍announced launch of global research program, alibaba damo academy, designed to increase technological collaboration worldwide​

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BRIEF-JC Finance & Tax Finance's unit signs cooperation agreement with company under Alibaba

Oct 9 (Reuters) - JC Finance & Tax Finance Interconnect Holdings Ltd

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Alibaba denies Tsai in deal talks with NBA's Brooklyn Nets

(Reuters) - Chinese internet conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd denied on Thursday that its vice chairman, Joseph Tsai, is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.

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Exclusive: Alibaba's Tsai in talks to buy stake in NBA's Brooklyn Nets - sources

(Reuters) - Joseph Tsai, the vice chairman of Chinese internet conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the Brooklyn Nets, valuing the U.S. basketball team at around $2.2 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

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Planes, trains and automobiles: Lazada's logistics battle to win SE Asia

SINGAPORE, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Southeast Asia is on the verge of a logistics "boom" thanks to e-commerce, but will require huge investment in cities and last-mile networks to cope, says Pierre Poignant, the man behind the systems that keep Alibaba-owned Lazada moving.

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Alibaba, Tencent among firms to set up branches in China's new Xiongan zone

HONG KONG, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, tech giants Tencent and Baidu all plan to set up branches in China's new Xiongan economic zone, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday.

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Lyft IPO could benefit diverse group of investors

Sept 28 (Reuters) - An initial public offering by Lyft Inc, the second largest U.S. ride services firm, could benefit a broad and diverse group of investors, from Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent to a member of the Saudi royal family.

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BRIEF-Controlling shareholder of New Huadu to sell stake to Alibaba's unit and its party acting in concert

* Says controlling shareholder signs deal to sell 10 percent stake in the company to Alibaba Group Holding's unit and its party acting in concert

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China's Ant brings in CK Hutchison as Hong Kong payments partner

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said it will create a joint venture this year with CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd to operate its payment app in Hong Kong, ending Ant's solo management of the service.

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Alibaba takes control of logistics business, pledges $15 billion to expand network

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group announced it will invest 100 billion yuan ($15.12 billion) over five years to build a global logistics network and also take control of a $20 billion unit, underpinning an aggressive overseas expansion.

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UPDATE 2-China's iQiyi eyes U.S. listing at up to $10 bln valuation - Bloomberg

* iQiyi faces deep-pocketed rivals backed by Tencent, Alibaba

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Alibaba raising stake in Cainiao to majority, investing $15 billion to grow logistics

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is raising its stake in logistics affiliate Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Ltd to 51 percent from 47 percent by investing 5.3 billion yuan ($801.21 million), Alibaba said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Nvidia says Alibaba Cloud, Baidu, Tencent adopting new Nvidia Volta GPU computing platform

* Nvidia says Alibaba Cloud, Baidu and Tencent are adopting new Nvidia Volta GPU computing platform to accelerate AI Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Lazada expands Alibaba's Taobao marketplace in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Online retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Taobao marketplace in three more countries in Southeast Asia, expanding the partnership between the two e-commerce firms.

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Alibaba-backed Best seeks last-mile logistics growth after IPO -CEO

HONG KONG, Sept 21 (Reuters) - China's Best Inc, flush with $450 million from a U.S. initial public offering (IPO), is broadening its scope in so-called last-mile logistics in China as a key strand of its growth strategy, its chief executive told Reuters.

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BRIEF-Alibaba Pictures Group says unit entered deal to sell part stake in Wormhole SG

* Unit entered deal with UCWeb SG, a unit of AGH & unit of Ant Financial

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Alibaba-backed Best jumps in debut after slashing IPO price

(Reuters) - Shares of Best Inc, a Chinese logistics firm backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, jumped in their market debut on Wednesday, a day after the company slashed its expected pricing range to stoke investor interest.

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UPDATE 1-Alibaba-backed Best jumps in debut after slashing IPO price

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Shares of Best Inc, a Chinese logistics firm backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, jumped in their market debut on Wednesday, a day after the company slashed its expected pricing range to stoke investor interest.

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Alibaba-backed Best Inc raises $450 million in IPO after slashing terms

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese logistics firm Best Inc priced its U.S. initial public offering at the bottom of expectations, raising $450 million after it revised terms of the deal to cope with tepid investor demand.

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UPDATE 2-Alibaba-backed Best Inc raises $450 mln in IPO after slashing terms

* Biggest U.S. IPO by Chinese firm since ZTO October listing (Adds IPO pricing, Best declined to comment)

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Alibaba-backed Best raises $450 mln after pricing US IPO at bottom-IFR

HONG KONG, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Chinese logistics firm Best Inc priced its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at $10 per share, raising $450 million, IFR reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the deal.

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Alibaba-backed Best Inc cuts expected price range for U.S. IPO

(Reuters) - Alibaba Group-backed Chinese logistics firm Best Inc on Tuesday slashed the expected price range of its U.S. initial public offering, one day before its market debut, suggesting tepid investor enthusiasm.

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UPDATE 1-Alibaba-backed Best Inc cuts expected price range for U.S. IPO

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Alibaba Group-backed Chinese logistics firm Best Inc on Tuesday slashed the expected price range of its U.S. initial public offering, one day before its market debut, suggesting tepid investor enthusiasm.

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Alibaba-backed logistics firm Best slashes proposed U.S. IPO: IFR

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group , slashed its proposed U.S. initial public offering after receiving tepid response from investors to its initial valuation, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing people close to the deal.

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Alibaba-backed logistics firm Best slashes proposed US IPO-IFR

HONG KONG, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group, slashed its proposed U.S. initial public offering after receiving tepid response from investors to its initial valuation, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing people close to the deal.

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BRIEF-Alibaba.com to launch global "Super September" promotion on Sept. 20​

* Says it will launch its new global "Super September" promotion on September 20​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Chinese logistics firm Best, backed by Alibaba, launches $930 million U.S. IPO

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group , is launching a U.S. IPO that is seeking about $930 million to fund an expansion of its supply chain network, develop new technology and open more convenience stores.

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UPDATE 2-Chinese logistics firm Best, backed by Alibaba, launches $930 mln U.S. IPO

* IPO pricing set for Sept 19, debut set for following day (Adds initial IPO size, Best express delivery market share, Alibaba stake)

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UPDATE 1-Chinese logistics firm Best, backed by Alibaba, launches $932 mln U.S. IPO

* IPO pricing set for Sept 19, debut set for following day (Writes through with details of the offering)

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Chinese logistics firm Best, backed by Alibaba, launches $932 million U.S. IPO

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group, has launched an up to $932 million initial public offering, seeking funds to expand its logistics and supply chain network, develop new technology and open more of its convenience stores.

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Chinese logistics firm Best, backed by Alibaba, launches $932 mln U.S. IPO

HONG KONG, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group, has launched an up to $932 million initial public offering, seeking funds to expand its logistics and supply chain network, develop new technology and open more of its convenience stores.

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Mexico signs e-commerce deal with China's Alibaba Group

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government said on Wednesday it has inked a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, to get Mexican products and services, especially from small- and medium-sized firms, onto the top Chinese e-commerce firm's platform.

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BRIEF-Alibaba, Lawson to sell Chinese tourists tickets for Japan sites- Nikkei

* Alibaba, Lawson to sell in China tickets for Japanese museums, other facilities; Lawson's unit to join Alibaba's travel booking site, Fliggy - Nikkei Source text : (http://s.nikkei.com/2vZeLY2) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Heilan Home signs strategic agreement with Alibaba (China)

Sept 1 (Reuters) - Heilan Home Co Ltd * Says it signs strategic agreement with Alibaba (China) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2xCtc6k Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

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Alibaba-backed Best Inc raises U.S. IPO offering to $1 bln

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Alibaba-backed Best Inc on Tuesday raised its initial public offering size by a third to $1 billion.

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CapitaLand to manage Alibaba's Shanghai HQ, launch mall on Lazada

SINGAPORE, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Real estate developer CapitaLand Ltd on Wednesday said it had signed agreements to manage e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Shanghai headquarters and to launch an online mall on Lazada Singapore's platform.

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BRIEF-Baidu is selling takeout delivery business to Ele.me - WSJ

* Baidu is selling takeout delivery business to Alibaba-backed Ele.me - WSJ, citing sources Source text - http://on.wsj.com/2ijYmeV Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Risesun Real Estate Development's unit signs strategic agreement with Alibaba-backed logistics firm

* Says unit signs strategic agreement with Alibaba-backed logistics firm on areas including internet of things, e-commerce innovation

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UPDATE 2-Alibaba beats on earnings as e-commerce remains core revenue driver

* Revenue 50.1 bln yuan, up 56 pct, vs 47.7 bln expected by analysts

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Alibaba beats on earnings as e-commerce remains core revenue driver

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba, China's top e-commerce firm, beat analyst estimates with a 56 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by strong online sales.

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As Alibaba’s Profit Surges, Its Shares Catch Up With U.S. Online Giants’

Investors are beginning to value the e-commerce giant and Tencent, its rival, on par with Facebook and Amazon as their sway in China grows.

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China's Alibaba outstrips revenue estimates with online sales growth

(Reuters) - Alibaba, China's top e-commerce firm, beat analyst's estimates with a 56 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by growth in online sales which make up most of its business.

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UPDATE 1-China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown

* Regulator warns Taobao, 4 others, over sale of illegal VPNs

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China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have issued a warning to the country's top e-commerce platforms, including Alibaba Holding Group Ltd's Taobao.com, over the sale of illegal virtual private networks that allow users to skirt state censorship controls.

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China Unicom share trading to remain suspended after deal announcement

HONG KONG, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Shares in telecoms group China Unicom's Shanghai and Hong Kong listed units would remain suspended, even a day after the group announced raising of $11.7 billion from about a dozen investors including Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings.