Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.011 to close at the day's high of NT$30.380 after moving in a quiet session amid concerns over political tensions in Ukraine, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan on Tuesday extended a downtrend from the previous session, closing below 8,600 points amid lingering concerns over a crisis in Ukraine, dealers said.
The soaring cost of cars and utilities as well as a strong currency have made Singapore the world's most expensive city, toppling Tokyo from the top spot, according to a survey Tuesday.
Japan is looking at ways to tax Bitcoin transactions, a report said Tuesday, in the wake of the spectacular failure of the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox exchange after a half-billion-dollar theft.
Australia's central bank on Tuesday kept interest rates at a record low 2.5 percent for a sixth straight month despite continued weakness in the economy, and suggested it was likely to hold fire for some time.
South Korean consumer prices rose 1.0 percent in February as stable prices of farm produce helped keep inflation in check, state data showed Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A delegation led by Taiwan's Tourism Bureau will attend the world's largest travel fair in Berlin in March to promote Taiwan's tourist attractions to European travelers., 1 Comment
Shares in Taiwan pulled back on Monday in line with most stock markets around the region as investors were left jittery by the tense situation in Ukraine, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Monday, gaining NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.369. Turnover totaled US$713 million during the trading session.
Chinese manufacturing activity contracted in February at its worst rate in seven months, British banking giant HSBC said Monday, the latest data indicating trouble in the world's number two economy.