The domain name Z.com was sold for a whopping $6.5 million in November, 2014. The buyer was a Japanese company called GMO Internet Group. According to an article on ForexMagnates, Z.com will be used as a trading platform. GMO-Z.com Trade UK Limited (“Z.com Trade”), part of the Japan-headquartered GMO CLICK Group, officially launched an independenly developed trading platform today. The London-based branch of GMO CLICK will offer forex, indices and commodities on its multi-asset platform. Here is the announcement that was made: “We are excited to announce the full launch of Z.com Trade and with the strong foundation of the in-house technology and expertise that we have developed in our home market of Japan, we look forward to connecting with even more traders around the world through our Forex and CFD trading service,” said Hiroyasu Kito, CEO and president of GMO CLICK Holdings Inc., which heads up GMO CLICK Group."