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E-commerce giant Alibaba's listing shot up 6.9 percent within an hour and a half of its debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, in what has been the world's largest IPO so far this year.

At 11 am local time, the company's shares had risen from its initial price of HK$176 ($22.5) to HK$188.10. EFE-EPA