Thursday, November 27, 2014
Oil prices were mixed in Asia Wednesday as speculation swirls that the OPEC oil cartel will maintain output at this week's closely watched meeting despite a global supply glut.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has indefinitely shelved plan to hold a two-hour evening session, which was being considered as a way for the bourse to better compete with rivals in Europe and the United States.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Asian stocks mostly fell Tuesday as the boost from China's surprise interest rate cuts faded while European markets were higher as investors awaited economic data.
The yen rose in Asia on Tuesday after the head of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) indicated concern about the negative impact of its recent weakness on the country's struggling economy.
Oil prices were mixed in Asia Tuesday as dealers bet that the OPEC cartel is unlikely to agree on any cuts at a key output meeting this week, analysts said.
Egypt is speeding up talks with neighboring Cyprus to import natural gas for its domestic use and for possible re-export to other countries, the Egyptian petroleum minister said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
An Economics Daily News report yesterday suggested that TSMC (台積電) has won a decisive victory in the battle against Samsung to secure 80 percent of contract manufacturing order volumes for Apple's upcoming A9 processor.
Wearable devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home technology are considered the next big thing in the age of technology, and they will be featured in international technology and consumer electronics shows next year.
Clouded by political uncertainty incurred by the Nov. 29 local government elections, shares in Taiwan on Monday inched 0.33 percent to close at 9,122.33 as mainland China's rate cut boosted optimism.
The first leveraged/inverse exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE, 上海證券交易所) 180 Index in Taiwan begin trading today on the local equities market.