Perceptions Of Individual Investors Towards The Disclosure Of Selective Business Information Through Internet

Journal Name: 
Journal of Banking, Information Technology & Management
Vol. 14 - No. 2
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Amit Kumar Jain
Amandeep Singh

The growth in the use of internet has been phenomenal, transforming many business activities and society at large. Its current form provides many benefits such as visual /graphic presentation of information, two-way interaction, increased information accessibility and mass communication. The benefits of corporate disclosure through web allow the information to be disseminated to a wide range of stakeholders in a timely and convenient manner. While stakeholders are many and varied, these benefits assist in enhancing corporate accountability to them by providing new dimension to disclosure. The present study analyzed the opinions of investors regarding the desirability of disclosing the corporate information on the Internet. On an overall basis, majority of respondents agreed that the information which is generally found in the traditional printed form annual reports be disclosed on corporate websites.