Saturday, May 23, 2015
Led by Apple-concept shares, shares in Taiwan opened higher on Friday and sustained their momentum for much of the morning before a slide in the early afternoon limited their gains at the close.
The Bank of Japan on Friday held off launching more stimulus as its chief said the world's number-three economy was on the upswing, days after data showed stronger-than-expected growth in the first quarter.
India's finance minister acknowledged Friday that the government could miss its deadline to implement a key tax law amid criticism of the pace of economic reforms after a year in office.
Australia must pour more money into transport systems or risk gridlock in its biggest cities costing more than AU$53 billion (US$42 billion) a year, an infrastructure audit published Friday found.
The yen rose against the dollar on Friday as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) held fire on further easing measures, after the economy grew more than expected in the first quarter.
Oil prices fell in Asia Friday, unwinding sharp gains in the previous session that were fueled by hopes that a global supply glut could end soon.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) should partner with Chinese entrepreneurs to develop opportunities created by the "One Belt, One Road" (一帶一路) initiative, former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) said yesterday in Greater Kaohsiung.
Farglory Group (遠雄) said it is communicating with banks backing the suspended Taipei Dome project as fears mount over a potential loan default.
The Taiwan International Hotel, Restaurant, and Catering Show (Horeca, 台灣國際飯店暨餐飲設備用品展) has broken a record by attracting more than 180 exhibitors to join the show, using up to 600 booths at TWTC Exhibition Hall 1 (世貿一館), ......
The Executive Yuan said Thursday that a capital gains scheme targeting the local property market is scheduled to go into effect in 2016, with Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) saying that this will be a milestone in Taiwan's tax reforms.