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Saturday, September 27, 2014
Shares of Taiwanese companies in Apple Inc.'s supply chain came under pressure Friday as investors took hints from a dive on Wall Street by the U.S. consumer electronics giant overnight due to operating system glitches in its new iPhones and reports of bent handsets, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.312, after moving in a tight range amid lingering concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will kick off a possible rate hike cycle, dealers said.
 > Taiwan
Taiwan's Tigerair is off the ground for first time with flight to Singapore
Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan (虎航), a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines (華航) and Singapore's Tiger Airways, launched its maiden flight Friday morning with a service from Taipei to Singapore.
Shares in Taiwan extended losses Friday, closing below the 9,000-point mark, as investors took hints from weakness on Wall Street overnight to keep cutting their holdings, dealers said.
 > Taiwan
Prices at the pump head below US$3 in much of US
The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the country.
Apple made a rare apology Thursday for a software bug that has seen iPhone users lose service, while seeking to quell a storm over reports that its new handsets are susceptible to bending.
Chrysler recalls nearly 350,000 cars over flaw with ignition switches
Chrysler recalled almost 350,000 older-model cars Thursday over ignition-switch problem that could cause a loss of engine power or reduced braking power.
Chrysler recalls nearly 350,000 cars over flaw with ignition switches
Chrysler recalled almost 350,000 older-model cars Thursday over ignition-switch problem that could cause a loss of engine power or reduced braking power.
U.S. Bank is refunding about US$48 million in the latest federal settlement by a major bank over improper billing for extra credit card products that customers didn't receive.
Greece has not yet made any request for an early exit to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) bailout program, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday.
  
  
  
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