Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7 percent in September year-on-year to a record US$43.3 billion, the government said Monday.
Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信), Taiwan's largest mobile operator, aimed to grab a 40 percent market share of 4G broadband service but forecast that it will take much longer to turn profitable compared to the 3G sector.
The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ, 上海自由貿易試驗區) has attracted 157 Taiwan enterprises with a total gross registered capital of US$270 million, a mainland official said recently.
Shares in Taiwan staged a strong rebound Monday following a rally on Wall Street last Friday, while the greenback lost NT$0.006 to close at NT$30.415.
A Taiwan pavilion showcasing cultural and creative products from the country is being organized for the first time at the Bangkok International Gift Fair and Bangkok International Houseware Fair (BIG+BIH Fair), which opened last Sunday in Thailand.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (台灣證券交易所) on Monday said foreign investors last week sold a net NT$25.99 billion in local shares, compared to NT$9.58 billion a week earlier.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩電腦) has won more ground in the Asia-Pacific personal computer market in the third quarter on the back of entry-level notebooks, tech research firm IDC said in a report on Monday.
Australian banks' confidence in the investor property market is a sign that property loans are expected to hold up for a while more.
Monday, October 20, 2014
China's economic growth in the third quarter fell to its slowest since the depths of the global financial crisis more than five years ago, an AFP survey projects.
India said Saturday it was freeing diesel prices from government control, marking another step to ease the state's grip on the economy and propel reforms by the new pro-business government.