Thursday, January 23, 2014
According to a recent research from Princeton, “Facebook will undergo a rapid decline in the coming years, losing 80 percent of its peak user base between 2015 and 2017.”1 Comment
Friday, January 17, 2014
Australia's unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent in December but the economy shed 22,600 jobs, data showed Thursday, sending the Australian dollar tumbling to a three-year low.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Australian carrier Qantas said it was facing some of its toughest-ever challenges on Thursday as Moody's downgraded its credit rating to junk, with the airline battling intense competition and spiraling costs.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Yesterday marked the first session since the lifting of a ban on day trading in the Taiwan market, with investors bracing for extreme volatility throughout turbulent trading.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Following a spirited start after the opening bell, the TAIEX closed at 8,611.51 points, down 11.9 points while maintaining intraday momentum at above the NT$80 billion benchmark, yesterday, the final day of trading this year before activities resume on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.
Five Chinese companies said Tuesday that they had received permission to raise a combined 2.1 billion yuan (US$347 million) in initial public offerings (IPOs), ending a year-old official freeze on flotations.1 Comment
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Taiwan's real earnings between January and October averaged NT$45,112, which is lower than the figure registered 15 years ago, according to a report released by the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS, 主計處).
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Amid dwindling trading volume, securities brokerage firms and dealers accumulated profits of NT$1.254 billion in November, down 57.98 percent month-on-month, according to an update published yesterday by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Monday said its downgrade of airline Qantas and a decision by Holden to stop making cars locally were not signs that the Australian economy was in trouble.
Monday, December 16, 2013
When the axe fell on Australian carmaker Holden, it was another blow to a nation which has lost a string of iconic brands, from Vegemite to Foster's.