Thursday, November 26, 2015
Rationing of electricity and protests by environmentalists are the main disadvantages of making investments in Taiwan, said Morris Chang (張忠謀), chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電).
The local manufacturing sector is likely to stage a rebound in the fourth quarter of this year based on the latest data released by the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER), the think tank said Wednesday.
Yulon Nissan Motor Co. (裕隆), one of Taiwan's leading car manufacturers, said that it has trimmed its forecast for its sales in the country for 2015, as many potential buyers have put their purchasing plans on hold while awaiting the passage of a stimulus package in the Legislative Yuan.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) said it has begun to assess the feasibility of allowing unlimited day trading as part of a fresh market stimulus slated for January.
Shares in Taiwan extended losses from a session earlier to close below the 8,400 point mark Wednesday as large-cap stocks almost across the board faced downward pressure, dealers said.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) has released its Black Friday sales plan to boost its customer base starting Thursday in the United States, including an offer for a free One A9 phone when buyers trade in an iPhone for the HTC device.
Minister of Finance Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) said Wednesday that terror fears worldwide are likely to impose an adverse impact on Taiwan's exports.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.099 to close at NT$32.647 on the back of the continued month-end New Taiwan dollar-denominated fund demand from Taiwanese exporters, dealers said.
Sweeping trends towards financial digitization and globalization enable Chinese-English bilinguals with leadership potential and global perspective to become much sought after by banks around Taiwan.
One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.