This Chinese Tech Giant Just Got a Big-Time Fine, So Why Is Its Stock Skyrocketing?

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This Chinese Tech Giant Just Got a Big-Time Fine, So Why Is Its Stock Skyrocketing?

Chinese stocks have sold off en masse since the Spring, but is now the time for aggressive investors to go bargain-hunting in the Middle Kingdom? One indication could be the recent case of Meituan (OTC: MPNGF), the largest food delivery company in China, with businesses in daily deals, hotel bookings, community e-commerce, restaurant software, and grocery and drugstore delivery. On Oct. 8, China's State Administration for Market Regulation imposed a $534 million fine on Meituan -- a penalty for abusing its dominant market share in food delivery to force restaurants into exclusivity arrangements.

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