Japan

ICE Extends Connectivity to Japan with Go West Deal

The Go West consortium describes its mission as "to create more efficient access to global financial markets by offering the fastest and lowest latency route between Chicago and Tokyo... at a reasonable cost."

The Backup Plan

Wei-Shen Wong investigates business continuity procedures in a region especially prone to natural disasters.

The Race to Be Asia’s Fintech Hub

Wei-Shen Wong takes a look at where regulators in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan stand in terms of encouraging fintech innovation, and examines who has taken the lead.

Michael Shashoua: Rising Sun

Japan, previously insular in its approach to data operations—and interactions with other markets in the data realm—is beginning to exert leadership within the Asia-Pacific region.