Dow Jones Introduces Forex News in Korean

First Korean Language News Service from Dow Jones Newswires

Jun 07, 2010, 09:00 ET from Dow Jones & Company

HONG KONG, June 7/PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones announced the launch of the Dow Jones Korean Language Service, providing foreign exchange news to financial institutions and forex trading portals that want to broaden the range of services they offer Korean-speaking currency investors and traders.

This is the first Korean language service offered by Dow Jones and brings the number of local-language services published by Dow Jones Newswires to 11, including Japanese and Chinese. The Dow Jones Korean Language Service is designed to be a key tool for banks, forex portals and solutions providers that want to provide their customers with high-quality Korean language news and information about the foreign exchange markets.

The service includes news about major currency pairs, market roundups, key economic indicators, and streaming Dow Jones Market Talk commentary on currency market activity, including expert views on market direction. This new service is delivered in XML format for maximum integration flexibility.

"The Dow Jones Korean Language Service is another example of our strategy to increase our global editorial assets and increase our coverage in local languages," said Neal Lipschutz, senior vice president and managing editor, Dow Jones Newswires.

"Serving our readers in their first language is a key component of our growth strategy in the Asia Pacific region," said Christine Brendle, managing director, Asia-Pacific, Dow Jones. "By delivering selected news and information in a range of local languages, we can enhance our users' experience, and aid their trading decisions."

Currency traders and investors will have access to the Dow Jones Korean Language Service through their affiliated banks, trading portals and financial service institutions.

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