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Saturday, October 25, 2014
The Taiwan High Speed Rail's (THSR) board of directors meeting passed a proposal lowering ticket prices and changing the way fares are adjusted, in hopes of improving the company's finances.
Shares affected by negative factors: TWSE head
The chairman of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE,台灣證券交易所) said Friday that the local market has been impacted by both internal and external negative factors to trend lower on thin turnover, as many investors stayed on the sidelines.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.413, as an improvement in the U.S. jobless claims report released overnight bolstered the greenback, dealers said.
Friday, October 24, 2014
As an easing of ownership limitations allows them to seek higher returns on assets, local insurers have driven a surge in the issuing of U.S. dollar and Chinese yuan (also known as renminbi or RMB) denominated bonds since May.
Although a recent investment in a 12-inch Xiamen fab has bought United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC,聯華電子) a ticket into China's semiconductor market, analysts said the actual impact of the investment on rivals will be marginal.
Taiwan and the European Union are scheduled to hold a conference Friday for future cooperation in fifth generation (5G) telecommunications technology.
Shares in Taiwan pulled back Thursday, taking a pause from the strong showing a session earlier as turnover dropped further to a new low for the year amid caution on the further volatility of Wall Street and global equity markets, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan pulled back Thursday, taking a pause from the strong showing a session earlier as turnover dropped further to a new low for the year amid caution on the further volatility of Wall Street and global equity markets, dealers said.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ) has maintained its forecast of China's gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 7.5 percent for 2014, although the world's second-largest economy reported slower growth in the third quarter of the year.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
CommonWealth Magazine honors top firms
CommonWealth Magazine (天下雜誌) yesterday highlighted the nation's most renowned enterprises with the 20th edition of the Most Admired Company in Taiwan award.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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