Alibaba Group’s revenue for the quarter through March grew 9%, beating analysts’ expectations—even though it was the slowest pace of quarterly growth since the Chinese e-commerce giant went public in 2014. Alibaba’s New York-listed stock was up 12% as of Thursday morning. But Alibaba’s business continues to face challenges in the current quarter through June, as China’s severe Covid lockdown...
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