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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Global stock markets rose Tuesday on improved U.S. housing sentiment and news of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Ukraine.
The dollar held steady in Asia on Tuesday as concerns over a Ukrainian clash with Russia eased, while investors looked to a speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chief this week.
Oil prices rebounded in Asia Tuesday on bargain hunting after tumbling on easing concerns about conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq, analysts said.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Yahoo Inc. said Monday its native advertising service in Taiwan is very likely to expand, as the new marketing concept has attracted many brand customers in the country and helped them save costs.
Far Eastern Air Transport (遠航) launched a regular non-stop route yesterday between the central Taiwan city of Taichung and Meixian in southeastern China.
FamilyMart (全家), the second largest convenience store chain in Taiwan, expects a 15-percent growth in sales of bread and baked goods thanks to
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) might see its sales in China adversely affected by moves by Chinese mobile operators to adjust their cash subsidy policy for handsets, Morgan Stanley said in an analysis released Sunday.
Governing bodies yesterday congregated to devise measures to combat a shift in investment activities from residential to industrial properties observed among real estate speculators.
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Despite the government's measures to control the housing market, apartments in Daan District in downtown Taipei have been traded at more than NT$1 million per ping, based on the government's database that tracks local real estate transactions.
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The business outlook for Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密), a major supplier to Apple Inc., is favorable for the second half of 2014 as Apple prepares to launch its iPhone 6, according to U.S. brokerage Morgan Stanley.
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