Tuesday, September 16, 2014
About 3.5 million out of 106 million trips from China were to Taiwan between July 2013 and June 2014, making Taiwan the 5th-most popular destination for Chinese visitors in the period, according to the Forbes.com website.
According to a recent report by Deutsche Bank AG, TSMC (台積電) is poised to command more than 70 percent of the global market for 28-nanometer and 32-nanometer semiconductor fabrication, as the Taiwan-based sector bellwether commences mass production of its high-performance 28-nanometer variant (HPC) designed to power low- and mid-tier mobile devices.
DBS Group recently said that mainland China's policymakers need to continue financial market reform and liberalize the capital account as they aggressively promote the international use of its currency, the renminbi (RMB).
Aiming at the younger demographic, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT, 中華電信) recently announced three student-specific post-paid service plans for its fourth-generation (4G) long term evolution (LTE) service.
Taiwan shares closed down 5.72 points, or 0.06 percent, at 9,217.46 while the greenback gained NT$0.038 to close at the day's high of NT$30.106 in Taipei on Monday
British bank Barclays PLC on Monday advised investors to hold on to their cumulative preferred stocks in Apple Inc.'s supply chain in Taiwan, citing strong demand for iPhones with bigger screens.
Shui-Mu International Co. (阿瘦實業), which markets the A.S.O. brand of shoes (阿瘦皮鞋) in Taiwan, began trading its shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (台灣證券交易所) Monday.
The surprisingly slow global economic recovery was the cue for local economists to drastically cut their forecasts for Singapore's export performance this year.
Electronic money is being used more and more often since the consumption tax hike in April, as consumers seek to reduce the amount of small coins in their wallets and take advantage of point services.