Sat, 12 Aug 2000

Detikcom launches new channel

JAKARTA (JP): Local leading portal Detikcom announced on Friday a new business and financial channel on its website to cater to the needs of the business community.

It said in a statement the channel had been operating since July 26.

The new channel provides information on macro economy, stock and money markets, bond, mutual fund, forex, consumer finance, bank, insurance, consultancy.

It said some of the contents were prepared by its staff, while stock and forex data were provided by Reuters; mutual fund and bond data by the Surabaya Stock Exchange.

Some experts, such as capital-planning expert Safir Senduk, tax expert Prijohandojo, insurance expert Muhaimin Iqbal, mutual fund expert Michael Tjoajadi, who is also the director of PT Schroder Investment Management, will provide consultancy on the new channel, Detikcom said. (02)