Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The Executive Yuan decided Tuesday to inject more funds into a stimulus package to help boost domestic consumption, an official responsible for the country's economic planning said that day.
Flat panel prices are likely to stage a rebound in the first quarter of next year, when the impact resulting from inventory adjustments fades, according to market information advisory firm IHS DisplaySearch.
Investor confidence in Taiwan has rebounded marginally from a record low in the third quarter, but there is still some worry about the country's economic outlook, according to a report released by JPMorgan Asset Management (Taiwan) Tuesday.
The Taiwan International Algae Research Fund (TIARF) was launched Tuesday to facilitate the exploration of marine resources and advance research into fields related to algae biodiversity.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) said it has decided to lower the minimum yield requirement of domestic insurance firms investing in commercial real estate from 2.805 percent to 2.555 percent.
The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TISE) yesterday awarded the 2015 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards to encourage and recognize participating local enterprises.
Shares in Taiwan suffered heavy losses Tuesday as the bellwether electronics sector took a dive amid lingering worries over the weakness of global demand for high-tech devices, dealers said.
EVA Airways, one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, finalized its orders of 26 widebody jets on Tuesday with Boeing, which is Taiwan's largest ever commercial airplane purchase.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.032 to close at NT$32.746 as traders here were encouraged by the strength of other currencies in the region to raise their holdings in the local unit, dealers said.
Taiwan and Japan will hold an annual meeting on economic and trade issues in Tokyo Nov. 25-26, which this year will cover food issues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.