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Friday, October 24, 2014
A stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday failed to inspire much optimism in European markets amid ongoing worries over the state of the 18-country eurozone and of France in particular.
U.S. stocks Thursday rose decisively in early trade following a batch of mostly solid earnings reports from Dow members Caterpillar, 3M and others.
Shares of TPK Holding Co. (宸鴻), one of Taiwan's leading touch panel makers, took a beating Thursday amid rumors that Apple Inc. has reduced its orders to the Taiwanese supplier, dealers said.
Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors (GM) nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America.
Citibank Taiwan crowned 'Most Admired Company' for 20th consecutive year
CommonWealth Magazine held the 2014 Most Admired Company awards ceremony on Oct. 22.
As an easing of ownership limitations allows them to seek higher returns on assets, local insurers have driven a surge in the issuing of U.S. dollar and Chinese yuan (also known as renminbi or RMB) denominated bonds since May.
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Although a recent investment in a 12-inch Xiamen fab has bought United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC,聯華電子) a ticket into China's semiconductor market, analysts said the actual impact of the investment on rivals will be marginal.
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Taiwan and the European Union are scheduled to hold a conference Friday for future cooperation in fifth generation (5G) telecommunications technology.
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Shares in Taiwan pulled back Thursday, taking a pause from the strong showing a session earlier as turnover dropped further to a new low for the year amid caution on the further volatility of Wall Street and global equity markets, dealers said.
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Shares in Taiwan pulled back Thursday, taking a pause from the strong showing a session earlier as turnover dropped further to a new low for the year amid caution on the further volatility of Wall Street and global equity markets, dealers said.
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