Tokyo and the contest for prominence among Asian financial centers


October 12, 2022, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Nakagawa Saiko (Financial Services Agency of Japan), and Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore)

Event Summary

Rising regional financial development and cross-border integration, investor concern over new curbs on freedom of opinion in Hong Kong, and the ripple effects of Brexit are affording new opportunities for Asian metropolises to attract international financial business. Is Tokyo poised to benefit?

Joining this episode of Financial Statements were:


Nicolas Véron
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


  • Nakagawa Saiko
    Director for Asset Management Business, Financial Services Agency of Japan
  • Sumit Agarwal
    Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore



About This Series

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.