Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at the day's high of NT$29.635 after moving in a narrow range in moderate trading, dealers said.
Four Taiwanese-invested companies have been included on this year's list of the 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam, which was recently unveiled by Vietnam Report Joint Stock Company and Vietnam Net.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Tuesday as the bourse fell into consolidation mode after rallying a day earlier, dealers said.
ns on Tuesday said it had exceeded its forecasts for the 2013 financial year, with new international orders reaching NT$15 billion, constituting a 4-percent growth on the 2012 financial year.
Both industry leader Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電) and its smaller rival United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC,聯電) reported falling sales in November on Tuesday, with market analysts attributing the drop to a seasonal slow in the global semiconductor business.
China Development Financial (CDF, 開發金) yesterday denied that an acquisition deal and a joint venture are in the works.
Joseph Nye, a top global political scholar who coined the term “soft power,” was invited by NU SKIN to Taipei to give a keynote speech, in which he stressed the importance of applying soft power in the global information age.
The U.S. Treasury sold its last shares in General Motors on Monday, ending the dramatic rescue of the auto giant at the height of the financial crisis five years ago.
Struggling automaker Holden said Tuesday it needed long-term government support to remain in Australia, following a report that its U.S. parent General Motors had decided to close the unit's two plants in the country.
U.S. household net worth hit a record high in the third quarter as home prices marched up and the value of stocks and mutual funds surged, a hopeful sign for the economic recovery.