Friday, April 10, 2015
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at NT$31.231 as the local central bank intervened to push the U.S. unit back into positive territory, dealers said.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, reported Thursday that it had attained its sales target for the first quarter of the year, largely on the back of a sharp increase in its March revenues.
An Indian court on Thursday convicted the former chief of outsourcing giant Satyam and his aides over a US$2.25 billion accounting fraud scandal dubbed "India's Enron," the prosecutor said.
Asian commodity trading giant Noble Group hit back Thursday after U.S. short-seller Muddy Waters accused the firm of existing "solely to borrow and burn cash," in an attack that saw its shares dive.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Taiwan's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) in the first quarter of the year was the second-highest among the four areas in the Greater China region that also include mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong, according to a joint university study on consumer confidence in the region.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) confirmed that he met with Indonesian Industry Minister Saleh Husin in Taipei when the latter visited the island in March.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
As department stores make adjustment to floor layout and introduce new restaurant brands, their sales are likely to reach NT$320 billion this year, which is a new record, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Shares in Taiwan closed up Tuesday as investors took hints from a jump on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
As water shortages continue to plague Taiwan, the Central Emergency Operation Center will hold a third meeting this Friday, considering the launch of phase-three water rationing in Tainan and Kaohsiung at the end of May.
The Canadian branch of Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) announced Tuesday that it has renewed its status as an Official Partner of the Toronto Blue Jays and will have an expanded role with the Jays Care Foundation for the 2015 baseball season.