November 1, 1997
Chinese Chairman Jiang Zemin visited the New York Stock Exchange and afterwards saw advances in computer technology developed by International Business Machines and traveled to New Jersey to be shown telecommunications systems developed by AT&T and Lucent Technologies.
September 8, 2014
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group kicked off its 10-day international roadshow to pitch investors prior to its expected record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba's founder and executive chairman Jack Ma reportedly met with several hundred investors at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, the roadshow's first stop before the company continues the tour in the US, Europe and Asia, including cities like Boston, Los Angeles, Singapore and London.
September 19, 2014
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd made history with its record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) at the New York Stock Exchange on Sept 19, opening at $92.70, nearly 40 percent higher than its initial price of $68, and passed Facebook Inc in market value on the first day of trading. Alibaba's IPO has opened a new chapter for the Chinese company and has created bigger responsibility for the 15-year-old company, said Jack Ma, co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba.