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Focus on Yahoo stake as lockup of US$105b of Alibaba shares ends

But its poor performance and US$128.5b market slump may prompt investors to hold on to the shares

Ms Mayer was planning to move Yahoo's 384 million Alibaba shares worth US$25 billion into a new company without paying taxes

Hong Kong

ALIBABA Group Holding set a record with the size of its initial public offering. Now five times that amount of stock just became available, and all eyes are on Yahoo! Inc.

The lockup on 63 per cent of Alibaba shares ended on Saturday, freeing up the biggest shareholders