Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Oil prices fell further Monday as concern about Ukraine eased but still were elevated on anxiety about the Middle East.
Monday, July 21, 2014
For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work.
Shipments of notebook computers worldwide for the third quarter of this year are expected to rise more than 4 percent from a quarter earlier due to the back-to-school buying spree, according to Taipei-based Digitimes Research.
Morgan Stanley has recommended four Taiwan-listed stocks in the display supply chain in the third quarter of 2014 due to increasing demand for ultra-HD televisions and inventory build-ups for the iPhone 6.
Personal computer shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) grew in the second quarter of 2014 after seven quarters of consecutive decline, according to market research firm IDC.
Amid upbeat sentiment about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s (TSMC, 台積電) high-end technology processes, several foreign brokerages have raised their forecasts for the contract chip maker's earnings.
Several foreign brokerages have raised their target prices on shares of Largan Precision Co. (大立光) to more than NT$3,000 (US$100) after the Taiwan-based smartphone camera lens supplier reported a new high in net profit for the second quarter of this year.
With freezing winters where the mercury can sink well below zero and cool summers, Finland will never be a destination of choice for the world's sun-seekers.
By creating their own multilateral financial institutions, the BRICS emerging-market powers are shaking up global economic governance but remain far from dismantling the post-war system dominated by the West.
Securities companies in Taiwan suffered a more-than 17 percent month-on-month decline in net profits in June in the wake of losses incurred by their proprietary operations, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).