The question of whether the local equity market will continue its strong showing in 2017 depends on the actions of foreign institutional investors, analysts said Monday.
In a year with no shortage of surprises and stomach-churning turns in the market, stock investors can feel pretty good about 2016.
The first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) tracking futures market volatility started listing on the local main board on Friday, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Most world stocks markets are set to finish 2016 in positive territory despite shock votes in Britain and the United States, but 2017 is clouded by looming European elections and Brexit.
European stock markets fell Thursday as investors cashed in their profits one day after a so-called "Santa Rally" propelled London to a record peak.
President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to name China a currency manipulator on his first day in the White House.
The scale of the global mobile payment market is expected to reach US$780 billion by the end of 2017, amounting to an annual increase of 25.8 percent, a market research firm said on Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Hong Kong stocks rose Wednesday to rebound from recent lows as Tokyo shares ended flat despite Toshiba's second straight double-digit plunge, in quiet Asian trading before the New Year.
Stocks in Tokyo and Shanghai lost ground Monday in quiet trading with most of the region's other key markets closed for public holidays.
Thanks to constantly declining international prices of crude over the past two years, net oil importing countries have benefitted immensely.