Regulator opens probe into Meituan over antitrust rules

China’s top market watchdog said Monday that it has started an investigation into food-delivery giant Meituan, continuing the country’s crackdown on the platform economy.   Why it matters: Beijing has stepped up antitrust regulations in recent months, prompting tech majors including Tencent, Didi Chuxing, and Alibaba’s grocery unit to pledge compliance with anti-monopoly practices and fair competition rules.  The investigation into…
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