Monday, September 22, 2014
A string of defections by top Nissan executives is reigniting longstanding questions about who will succeed chief executive Carlos Ghosn, the man widely credited with reinventing Japan's number-two automaker.
Downgrades, defaults, recessions, crises: it looks like the end of the party for Latin America's economies after a so-called “golden decade.”
Sunday, September 21, 2014
A buying frenzy sent Alibaba shares sharply higher Friday as the Chinese online giant made its historic Wall Street trading debut.
Alibaba has become by far the dominant e-commerce company in China, a country with the world's greatest number of Internet users, in only 15 years.
The Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC), an arm of the Institute for Information Industry (資策會) yesterday stated that components of Taiwan's technology sector including PC, network communication, semiconductor, and software are expected to see tremendous growth momentum over the course of this year.
MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, has invested about US$80 million (NT$2.4 billion) to take a stake in China's largest e-commerce services provider Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. through the Chinese firm's initial public offering (IPO) on Wall Street this week.
Taiwan is expected to report a year-on-year increase in export orders for August on the back of peak season effects for the bellwether electronics sector, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday.
The production value of Taiwan's semiconductor sector for 2015 is expected to grow about 6 percent from this year largely due to solid demand for mobile devices, according to a recent research report.
Despite a recent pullback in the local market, investors appear more upbeat about the market outlook, according to the results of a survey released Friday by Cathay Financial Holding Co.
Japanese automaker Nissan is dismissing speculation that it intends to scale back electric car battery production at its U.S. plant in Tennessee.