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Company in focus: E-commerce lures Salim Group back to banking after two decades

Indonesia's biggest conglomerate has grand plans for a small local bank

Salim Group, led by Anthoni Salim, has been beefing up its e-commerce operations. (Photo by Wataru Suzuki)

JAKARTA Anthoni Salim, the billionaire tycoon at the helm of Indonesia's largest conglomerate, playfully dodged journalists' questions about the group's return to the banking industry after nearly two decades. Still, he did not play down his purpose: to establish a foothold in the country's rapidly growing digital economy.

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