Monday, April 27, 2015
New York is increasingly becoming chain store city.
APEX Flight Academy (台灣安捷飛航訓練中心) was recently joined by Australian Ansett Aviation Training to establish a world-class pilot training center in Taiwan, the inauguration of which is scheduled for the end of 2015, according to APEX.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 臺灣證券交易所) and Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX, 臺灣期貨交易所) recently cooperated with four financial institutions to aid under-privileged children though charity donations.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Shanghai and Tokyo shares were hit by profit-taking Friday but most other Asian markets rose after a positive U.S. lead as the Nasdaq broke a 15-year-old record high.
The U.S. dollar was flat against the yen on Friday after weak data muddied the waters over the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike, while the euro struggled on concerns about cash-strapped Greece.
Oil prices slipped on profit-taking in Asia Friday, unwinding sharp gains in the previous session fueled by concerns unrest in the Middle East could hurt supplies from the crude-rich region, analysts said.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Shares fell in Europe on Thursday, sapped by doubts over the Greek bailout plan and gloomy manufacturing data from the region.
Asian shares were given a positive lead by New York, where the Dow rose 0.49 percent, the S&P added 0.51 percent and the Nasdaq gained 0.42 percent on Wednesday.
Growth in business activity in France's private sector slowed in April amid signs that the eurozone's second-biggest economy was on the verge of stalling, a key survey showed Thursday.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Japan's stock benchmark closed above the 20,000-level for the first time in 15 years Wednesday, encouraged by the country's first monthly trade surplus since 2012. European stocks fell, however, and Wall Street was expected to open lower.