Tuesday, December 3, 2013
New share offerings will resume in China as early as next month, the country's stock regulator said, ending a ban in place for more than a year, after leaders vowed to give private firms a bigger role in the economy.
Japanese firms, buoyed by government stimulus and growing profits, will usher in their biggest annual capital spending increase since the 2008 global financial crisis, a survey showed Monday.
South Korea's inflation rose slightly in November but stayed well below the central bank's inflation target, state data showed Monday.
Monday, December 2, 2013
South Korea's exports for November rose to US$47.92 billion on the back of robust sales of mobile devices and ships, official data showed Sunday.
Global shipments of touch-enabled notebooks will show a sharp rise in the current half of the year as more consumers get into the habit of using portable devices with touch functions, according to a forecast by DisplaySearch.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
The volume of housing unit transactions in November rose nearly 2 percent across Taiwan on a traditional year-end buying spree, while the Greater Taipei market remained flat-footed, according to research by Sinyi Realty, Inc. (信義房屋).
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Taiwan will see 1.74 percent growth in GDP this year, a 0.57-percent downward adjustment from the previously estimated 2.31 percent, the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said yesterday.
Asian trade powerhouse South Korea took a step closer on Friday to joining 12-nation talks aimed at slashing trade barriers between nations making up about 40 percent of the world economy.
Japan's economy is gaining momentum, data for October showed, with consumer prices excluding food and energy rising 0.3 percent from a year earlier, the biggest gain since 1998. However, household spending remained tepid, as incomes slipped from the same month a year before.
The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA, 勞委會) yesterday announced the 10 most dangerous professions in Taiwan, based on this year's casualty rates.