Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The dollar slipped in Asia on Tuesday as weak Chinese growth data rekindled concerns about the global economy.
Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Tuesday as caution returned after a weak rally spurred by upbeat industrial production data from China, the world's top energy consuming nation, analysts said.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7 percent in September year-on-year to a record US$43.3 billion, the government said Monday.
Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信), Taiwan's largest mobile operator, aimed to grab a 40 percent market share of 4G broadband service but forecast that it will take much longer to turn profitable compared to the 3G sector.
IBM will pay US$1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division.
The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ, 上海自由貿易試驗區) has attracted 157 Taiwan enterprises with a total gross registered capital of US$270 million, a mainland official said recently.
Shares in Taiwan staged a strong rebound Monday following a rally on Wall Street last Friday, while the greenback lost NT$0.006 to close at NT$30.415.
A Taiwan pavilion showcasing cultural and creative products from the country is being organized for the first time at the Bangkok International Gift Fair and Bangkok International Houseware Fair (BIG+BIH Fair), which opened last Sunday in Thailand.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (台灣證券交易所) on Monday said foreign investors last week sold a net NT$25.99 billion in local shares, compared to NT$9.58 billion a week earlier.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩電腦) has won more ground in the Asia-Pacific personal computer market in the third quarter on the back of entry-level notebooks, tech research firm IDC said in a report on Monday.