Tuesday, September 9, 2014
As the technology sector enters its boom season, foreign securities firms across the board hold a positive outlook about technology stock performance in the fourth quarter.
WitsView recently said that global tablet shipments are expected to see their first decline in five years at the end of 2014 on the back of consumer fatigue.
As global markets await the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 6 handset, reports indicate that analysts are expecting TSMC to secure manufacturing orders for the U.S.-based company's upcoming A9 processor that is slated to power next year's iPhone handset.
Approving a quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share of common stock in June, Applied Materials recently said the dividend is payable on Sept. 11 to stockholders of record as of Aug. 21.
The recent oil scandal is expected to hurt revenues of restaurants and food suppliers, but the impact on wholesalers and retailers is likely to be limited, officials said Monday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp.（宏達電）is continuing to lose ground to bigger rivals in the U.S. smartphone market, due to a shortening product life-cycle of its flagship phone, according to a recent report from market research firm comScore Inc.
Monday, September 8, 2014
The El Nino phenomenon has impacted Taiwan's real estate market this summer, as housing sales underperformed in Tamsui District and Keelung City, while sales picked up in Jiaosi, Yilan County, said Shih Shuan-chieh (施絢傑), the chief editor of My Housing magazine (住展雜誌).
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Friday, extending losses from a session earlier as investor sentiment was hit hard by the revelation that recycled waste oil was used by major food product suppliers in their products, dealers said.
Luxury tax revenues from sedans for 2014 are expected to reach a fresh high of over NT$2 billion since the tax officially took effect on June 1, 2011, according to local media reports.
Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.07 percent annually in August to hit an 18-month high, government statistics showed Friday.