Jack Ma

Ant Group explores ways for founder Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure

The company hoped Ma`s stake, worth billions of dollars, could be sold to existing investors in Ant or its e-commerce affiliate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd without involving any external entity, one of the sources with company ties said.

Apr 19, 2021, 17:50 PM IST

China tells Jack Ma-led Alibaba to dispose of its media assets: WSJ report

The Jack Ma-promoted company, whose mainstay business is online retail, has stakes in the Twitter-like Weibo platform and several news outlets including Hong Kong`s South China Morning Post.

Mar 16, 2021, 12:39 PM IST

Jack Ma`s 50-second video reappearance pushes Alibaba shares higher

The company`s American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) rose more than 5% on Wednesday, following a 8.5% gain in its Hong Kong-listed shares, after founder Ma made his first public appearance since October on Wednesday. 

Ma had not appeared in public since Oct. 24, when he blasted China`s regulatory system. That set him on a collision course with officials and led to the suspension of a blockbuster $37 billion IPO for Alibaba`s financial technology affiliate Ant Group.

Jan 22, 2021, 10:02 AM IST

Will meet again: Alibaba's Jack Ma makes first live appearance in three months in online meet

Social media speculation over the whereabouts of China`s highest-profile entrepreneur swirled this month after news reports that he missed the final episode of a TV show featuring him as a judge, amid a regulatory clampdown by Beijing on his sprawling business empire. Ma had not appeared in public since Oct. 24, where he blasted China`s regulatory system in a speech at a Shanghai forum that set him on a collision course with officials, leading to the suspension of a $37-billion IPO of Alibaba`s financial affiliate Ant Group.

Jan 20, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

Mystery: What happened at Jack Ma's last meeting?

Jack Ma has been missing for the last two months but the Chinese government is not talking about it. Know what is the mystery of Jack Ma's disappearance.

Jan 06, 2021, 21:48 PM IST

Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma missing or arrested, here's big update

According to Hong Kong-based The Asia Times Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is 'embracing supervision'.

Jan 06, 2021, 09:13 AM IST

Zee Special: Curious case of missing Chinese billionaire, who is Jack Ma?

With an estimated net worth of USD 25 billion, Jack Ma is also the richest man in China. Jack Ma only holds a 7.8% stake in Alibaba and a 50% stake in Alipay. Jack Ma, whose rags to riches story continues to motivate millions of young entrepreneurs across the globe, was born in Hangzhou, located in the south-eastern part of China. 

Jan 05, 2021, 11:38 AM IST

Alibaba founder Jack Ma missing for over 2 months now, here's what we know so far

It is being speculated that Jack Ma's wrangle with China's authoritarian regime has led to a crackdown on his business in the country and his disappearance from public space. 

Jan 05, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

DNA: Is China behind Jack Ma's disappearance?

Jack Ma has been missing for the last two months, but his disappearance is being linked to his differences with Chinese government.

Jan 04, 2021, 22:52 PM IST

Chinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma suspected missing after criticising President Xi Jinping

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is missing after several media outlets reported that he has not been seen in public for over two months now.

Jan 04, 2021, 11:01 AM IST

Big blow to Jack Ma! China suspends Ant Group's $37 billion IPO, world’s biggest

The Shanghai stock exchange said it had suspended the company`s initial public offering (IPO) on its tech-focused STAR Market, prompting Ant to also freeze the Hong Kong leg of its dual listing scheduled for Thursday.

Nov 04, 2020, 09:36 AM IST

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma fails to appear at Gurgaon court despite summons

Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma failed to appear at the Gurugram court on Thursday (July 30, 2020) despite being issued summons. On July 20, based on a former employee's complaint the court had ordered Alibaba founder Jack Ma to appear in the court on July 29. However, the case was postponed for Thursday.

Jul 30, 2020, 14:16 PM IST

Jack Ma steps down from SoftBank board

Ma is close with SoftBank founder and CEO Masayoshi Son.

May 18, 2020, 17:03 PM IST

COVID-19: Jack Ma Foundation extends support to India, sends masks, ventilators amid coronavirus outbreak

Earlier in February, India had sent 15 tonnes of medical assistance comprising masks, gloves and other medical equipment to China.

Mar 29, 2020, 20:02 PM IST

DNA: Why Jack Ma Marks Alibaba Retirement With Rockstar Party?

Alibaba co-founder Ma stepped down as executive chairman on Tuesday, fulfilling a pledge to retire on his 55th birthday.

Sep 12, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

Tearful Jack Ma bids Alibaba farewell with rock star show

A tearful Jack Ma formally left Alibaba on Tuesday, donning a guitar and a rock star wig at an event for thousands of employees of the e-commerce giant he founded 20 years ago in a small shared apartment in Hangzhou city in eastern China.

Sep 11, 2019, 06:28 AM IST

DNA Analysis of Inspirational story of Jack Ma

Here's the DNA Analysis of Inspirational story of Jack Ma. To know more watch the video

Sep 10, 2019, 23:48 PM IST

As group chairman Jack Ma retires, road ahead for Alibaba full of ‘big challenges’

As Jack Ma holds centrestage at his farewell party in the 80,000-capacity Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center stadium to the accompaniment of music and celebrity performances, attendees will be hoping to get clues on how Alibaba will be run under his heir Daniel Zhang.

Sep 10, 2019, 09:02 AM IST

Alibaba posts $16.7bn in revenue, consumer base hits 674mn

While annual active consumers on its China retail marketplaces reached 674 million -- an increase of 20 million from the 12-month period ended March 31 -- mobile monthly active users on its our China retail marketplaces reached 755 million � an increase of 34 million over March 2019.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

Jack Ma, China's richest man, urges employees to follow '669' spirit of sex

Jack Ma has been called out for his recent remark on how many times employees ought to have sex in their personal lives. This is especially because he had previously given the '996 spirit of work' which called for working from 9am to 9pm for six days.

May 14, 2019, 14:59 PM IST