To Build Brand in Japan, Thomson Reuters Backs Capital Market Development Initiatives

Participation in market structure initiatives in the region will help boost the vendor's presence, oficials say.

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For example, Thomson Reuters is currently involved in the Tokyo Global Financial Center plan, an effort by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to transform Tokyo into a hub of international finance by 2020, when the city will host the Olympic Games. The plan is expected to boost Tokyo's standing as a financial center by facilitating the business activities of financial professionals in Japan and abroad, and supporting domestic and foreign capital investment.

In addition, Japan is also mulling join