Thursday, February 4, 2016
The Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) invited China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest air carrier, to form a fifth professional baseball team in Taiwan.
Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) successfully held the first seminar on the "2016 Corporate Governance Forum -- Insider Trading and Corporate Social Responsibility" for directors and supervisors at Taipei International Convention Center, according to a press release from the TWSE.
The Mexican central bank reported Tuesday that money sent home by Mexicans overseas hit nearly US$24.8 billion last year, overtaking oil revenues for the first time as a source of foreign income.
Dow Chemical on Tuesday reported a surge in its fourth-quarter profit on gains from the sale of its chlorine operations and lower costs from sinking oil prices. Its shares rose more than 5 percent in afternoon trading.
The Tehran Stock Exchange has rallied to a one-year high after Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers went into effect last month, a spokesman for the exchange said Tuesday.
Gilead Sciences Inc. posted a 34 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit, trouncing Wall Street expectations, as sales of its blockbuster hepatitis C drugs soared in Japan and offset lower sales in the U.S.
The Czechs, the biggest beer consumers in the world, could soon have a reason to drink even more after the finance minister proposed lowering tax on the drink by more than half.
The E. coli outbreak that was linked to Chipotle restaurants may be over, but the burrito chain's indigestion continues.
The big plunge in crude prices is taking a toll on Big Oil.