Amid Hong Kong Tumult, Is Tokyo's Financial Moment Finally Here? - Nikkei Asian Review

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TOKYO -- A long-time plan to develop Tokyo as a major international financial center is getting a new twist -- prompting skeptics to reassess their views. The idea, led by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, is rarely taken seriously as it has repeatedly failed to take shape since the collapse of Japan's asset-inflated bubble economy three decades ago. But prevailing winds have suddenly turned favorable because of political turmoil in Hong Kong that is threatening its position as a giant of global finance.

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