Alibaba Group swung to an operating loss of more than $1.1 billion in the quarter through March because of the Chinese government’s recent $2.8 billion anti-monopoly fine. It was the Chinese e-commerce giant’s first-ever quarterly operating loss as a listed company since it went public in the U.S. in 2014. A big question is whether Alibaba will face any further consequences from China’s...
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