In 2009, a Wall Street Journal website in Japanese. As reported by Asia Media Journal, a joint venture Wall Street Journal Japan KK founded the magazine publisher Dow Jones and Company, within the media Rupert Murdoch News Corporation, and the Japanese financial group SBI Holdings.
According to the license agreement on the site will be submitted to the Japanese translation of materials published in print and online versions of Wall Street Journal, as well as in other editions of Dow Jones.
Creation of Japanese website WSJ is in the strategy of penetration in the forward-looking edition of the Asian market. In 2002 the site was established in the Chinese language journal, which enjoyed no less than half the registered users.
At the direction of the Japanese in February 2009 an agreement was reached with the newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun in Japan, the dissemination of the printed version of the magazine The Wall Street Journal Asia.
In addition, in early 2009 were discovered English journal sites, covering business events throughout Asia (asia.wsj.com) and specifically in India (india.wsj.com).