Illustration of Alibaba's Jack Ma

By Doug Young & Rene Vanguestaine

China’s central bank has slapped major fines on Ant Group and Tencent, including a nearly $1 billion fine on Ant, operator of Alipay. Is this the start of a new round of big fines on China’s big tech? Or does it mark the end of a recent storm of regulation that began after outspoken Alibaba founder Jack Ma criticized the government? And Freshippo opens 12 new stores, as the supermarket chain owned by Alibaba revs up for an IPO by the end of this year. Will investors really buy into the company’s high-tech story, or will it become just another WeWork — a traditional company dressed up in high-tech clothing?

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