Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Shares in Taiwan on Monday fell by 19.28 points, or 0.2 percent, at 9,187.29, while the U.S. dollar gained NT$0.093 to close at the day's high of NT$31.285.
Monday, December 8, 2014
HTC Corp.'s share of the United States smartphone market continued to fall in the three months ending in October as the Taiwanese manufacturer struggled through a product transition period.
The number of visitors to Taiwan's IT Month annual trade show, which concluded its Taipei leg Sunday, soared to a record high of 12 years boosted by strong buying of 4G-enabled smartphones and tablet computers.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Restaurants and hotels in Taiwan are gearing up to grab more of the Christmas spending pie with new menus and promotional campaigns to take advantage of rising patronage during the season.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) plans to cooperate with other related departments to demand that the U.S.-based Uber — an app that provides ride-sharing services and that has expanded to 45 countries around the world — be pulled from local app stores as Uber's services run contrary to local regulations.
UBS Securities has revised upward its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2014 on solid economic growth outlook for the fourth quarter.
Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.86 percent in November from a year earlier amid lower fuel prices, showing moderate growth from the 1.06 percent year-on-year increase in October, according to government statistics Friday.
As hiring is expected to continue to expand through the first quarter, some 71.3 percent of employees surveyed by an online job broker have indicated that they plan to change jobs before the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday in February.1 Comment
Shares in Taiwan fell Friday as investors took cues from lackluster performance on Wall Street overnight, but the index still ended above 9,200 points as the financial sector continued its momentum, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.005 to close at NT$31.192 as the strength of the euro encouraged traders here to buy into the local currency, dealers said.