Alibaba (BABA) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to Alibaba shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
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Updated: Sep 13, 2022
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Ways to invest in Alibaba

The first thing to do is sign up with an online stock broker. Brokers are platforms that allow you to execute stock market trades. 

There are other ways to invest beyond simply buying or selling shares directly with a broker, though. Those ways include a mutual fund that holds shares of Alibaba or buying and selling exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The links below take you to individual pages which guide you through every step of the process.

What is Alibaba?

Alibaba is one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world. Based in China, Alibaba is a huge technology company that specialises in online retail, using artificial intelligence and other advanced technology to grow its business. Founded in 1999, Alibaba has grown to become one of the largest tech companies in the world, reporting $72 billion USD in revenue for fiscal year 2020.

If you’re new to the stock market, check out our Stock Markets 101 course, which explains everything you need to know in easy-to-understand, simple steps.  

How to invest in Alibaba

We recommend getting to know all the options available before buying shares of Alibaba, so you can make an informed decision between the available options. Here is a quick summary of the different methods. To learn more, simply follow the link to our guides on each subject.

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