Mobile payments firm Paytm kicks off India’s biggest IPO

Paytm app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration

(BSS/AFP) – India’s biggest-ever initial public offering opens Monday with digital payments platform Paytm looking to raise nearly $2.5 billion, in what has already been a record year for sharelistings. Paytm is backed by Chinese tycoon Jack Ma’s Ant Group, Japan’s SoftBank and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which together own around a third of the … Read more