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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Oil prices were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as a global glut and soft demand overshadowed the impact of geopolitical tensions in the crude-rich Middle East, analysts said.
A busy spring pushed Home Depot's first-quarter profit and revenue above Wall Street expectations and the world's biggest home improvement retailer raised its projections for both in 2015.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
As temperatures rise around the island, Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台電,) is set to hike electricity prices in June, resulting in a couple-of-hundred-dollars increase in utility prices on a monthly basis.
 > Taiwan
The Ministry of Finance (財政部) is seeking legislative clearance for its consolidated land and housing sales tax by mid-June, the finance minister said yesterday.
 > Taiwan
President Ma Ying-jeou proposed on Monday that authorities in the Republic of China and Japan work together to trace the origin of false labels found on some food items imported from Japan as a way to resolve a dispute over the R.O.C.'s decision to tighten controls on Japanese food products.
 > Taiwan
Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) apologized and expressed his disappointment in the progress of the Fuzhou Government Housing Project (浮州合宜住宅) during an interpellation session at the Legislative Yuan yesterday.
 > Taiwan
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 9,600-point mark Monday as the bellwether electronics sector rallied to stage a rebound before the close.
 > Taiwan
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) stated yesterday that Yuanta Funds applied for index accreditation from the following three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) today (May 14): S&P 500 Index, S&P 500 2X Leverage Index, and S&P 500 Inverse Index.
 > Taiwan
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) announced yesterday that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$8.71 billion during the week of May 11-May 15.
 > Taiwan
BHP Billiton's spin-off mining company South32 debuted on the Australian Securities Exchange Monday at the lower end of expectations, valued at about AU$11.3 billion (US$9.1 billion), but its chief said it offered long-term value.
  
  
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