By Mars Woo
Yunji reportedly hopes to fetch a valuation of between $7 billion and $10 billion in the IPO.
Among the nine applicants are Ningbo Ronbay New Energy Technology Co, Wuhan Keqian Biology Co, Ankon Technology (Wuhan) Co and chip maker HeJian Technology (Suzhou) Co.
By selecting the iconic trading floor in the heart of Wall Street, Uber is diverging from rival Lyft Inc., which chose Nasdaq for listing.
The lower-than-expected profit was also attributable to one-off charges of 2.1 billion yuan ($313.90 million) related to Tencent Music and other portfolio companies.
The Abu Dhabi-based hospital operator is also evaluating listing in the U.S. or Singapore and will decide closer to the IPO.
Global funds pulled $2.9 billion from local equities in 2018, and have remained net sellers this year.
Foxconn sold 2.2 million Alibaba shares on Wednesday at $181.10 per share.
The company is working with advisers on the planned share sale, which could take place as soon as this year.
Up Fintech, which is backed by Jim Rogers, priced 13 million American depositary shares (ADSs) at $8 apiece, above its target range of $5-7 a share.
Feihe went private from the New York Stock Exchange in 2013 amid a wave of delistings by U.S.-traded Chinese firms.