Kuaishou, the Chinese short-video app that’s the biggest domestic rival to ByteDance, has gained approval for a Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise as much $6 billion. The listing offers a preview of investor appetite for the eventual listing of its larger rival, ByteDance, owner of TikTok. Kuaishou’s biggest investor is Chinese games and social network giant Tencent, which...
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