Your Hub for Japanese News and Corporate Data

ScoutAsia Japan is a Japan-focused premium corporate database and news monitoring service, jointly developed by Nikkei & the Financial Times with the ultimate aim of enabling customers to make better and more informed decisions.

The service can help you:

  • Check for news impacting the market
  • Build custom lists of business prospects
  • Gather intelligence on your competitors
  • Understand industry trends and competitors' moves
  • Monitor risks and regulatory issues

By submitting the form, you will get the access for free for 2 weeks and be invited to a quick tour of the platform for further details.

What We Can Offer to Your Business


Japanese Business News

Our AI-based platform reads and analyses sources, from management reshuffles, corporate mergers, and financial findings, to political movements and regulatory actions. It then delivers information that matters to you on the app and via email alerts. Save time and find all relevant news in one place instead of refreshing and searching for new news updates.


Japanese Company Information

A comprehensive database of public and private companies in Japan (500,000+ company data). Our quality data sources include Bureau Van Dijk, CreditSafe, FactSet, FiinGroup and Venture Intelligence. Customers use ScoutAsia Japan for researching potential investments or businesses.

About ScoutAsia

ScoutAsia is an Asia-focused news & company data platform, jointly developed by Nikkei and the Financial Times in 2018, with the ultimate aim of making Asia more accessible to foreign businesses. Combining quality content and technology, scoutAsia provides AI-driven insights on what is changing in Asian businesses. ScoutAsia currently curates news & company data from 26 countries & regions across Asia.