China’s market regulator announced Thursday that it had opened an investigation into the e-commerce giant, Alibaba, for alleged anticompetitive activities.

This picture taken on November 15, 2019 shows the logo of the Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, internet, and technology conglomerate, Alibaba group displayed on a screen in Paris. – China’s online trading giant Alibaba launched today a colossal stock market operation in Hong Kong. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP) (Photo by LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images)