The vanishing billionaire: how Jack Ma fell foul of Xi Jinping | Curio

The vanishing billionaire: how Jack Ma fell foul of Xi Jinping

30 mins | Apr 24, 2021

The story behind Jack Ma’s silence. In the five months since President Xi Jinping called off the blockbuster public offering of Ant Group, the billionaire has made one public appearance. So, where is he now? Ryan McMorrow and Sun Yu explore the Alibaba founder’s dramatic rise and fall that illustrates China’s wary embrace of tycoons who power economic growth. What happens next for Ma is far from clear, but it will reveal a great deal about where China is heading.

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From Financial Times