Tuesday, April 28, 2015
No. 1 ranked Lydia Ko defeated runner up Morgan Pressel from the U.S. yesterday in a second playoff hole, in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, presented by CTBC Bank (中信銀行) in Lake Merced, San Francisco.
The consumer confidence index (CCI) rose 1.8 points this month to reach a new high of 92.93, led by warming sentiment toward stock investment.
As exports fall and the global economy faces increasing uncertainty, the National Development Council (NDC, 國家發展委員會) tuned down the economic monitoring signal from "green" to "yellow-blue" for March.
Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC, 世貿中心) Chairman Francis K.H. Liang (梁國新) was elected as a board member of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) on Monday, a great opportunity to promote TWTC's visibility in the 330-member organization and enhance Taiwan's global image, according to a press release from the TWTC.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Monday on the back of strong foreign institutional buying that was focused on financial stocks, dealers said.
The Taiwan unit of Yahoo Inc. predicted Monday that its mobile traffic on e-commerce business will exceed PC traffic in 2015 thanks to the Web portal's "Mobile First" strategy that has been pushed by CEO Marissa Mayer since 2012.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's biggest contract electronics manufacturer, confirmed Monday that it is teaming up with Japan's NEC to go into cloud business in China and the rest of Asia.
Survey shows that 50 percent of respondents do not support the government developing nuclear power, according to Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy's (TAISE) report published yesterday.
Taiwan can expect to benefit as easy money policies spur growth in the economies of other Asian countries, said a London-based investor yesterday.