Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Growth in China's industrial production slowed in November but retail sales expanded at a faster pace, official figures showed Tuesday, painting a mixed picture of the world's second-largest economy.
Taiwan's export outlook is set to remain optimistic through 2014 as the global economy continues to improve, according to a Tuesday research note from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ).
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest mobile provider, announced Tuesday that it will soon begin selling Apple Inc.'s newest iPad Air and iPad mini 2 tablet computers.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at the day's high of NT$29.635 after moving in a narrow range in moderate trading, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Tuesday as the bourse fell into consolidation mode after rallying a day earlier, dealers said.
China Development Financial (CDF, 開發金) yesterday denied that an acquisition deal and a joint venture are in the works.
South Korea is scaling back its commitment to nuclear energy after safety concerns prompted a series of reactor shutdowns, officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Chinese inflation slowed to 3.0 percent in November to snap two months of acceleration in consumer prices, official figures showed Monday, well under the government's target for the year.
Worldwide semiconductor revenues are expected to grow in 2013 on the back of increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet computers, according to a research note from advisory firm Gartner Inc.
Expectations are growing that an ambitious trade pact between a dozen nations around the Pacific Rim may be wrapped up in 2-3 months, with signs that political desire for a deal is trumping a string of technical difficulties in drawing it up.