Thursday, September 18, 2014
Experts in the financial industry believe that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates during the remainder of 2014, and expressed optimism for the Taiwanese stock market's performance in the fourth quarter.
Taiwanese makers of smartphones and accessories should take advantage of business opportunities in the Vietnamese market, which a local research institute said Wednesday will grow significantly over the next three years.
GreTai Securities Market (GTSM, 櫃檯買賣中心) Chairman Wu Sou-shan (吳壽山) yesterday announced that he will today be welcoming a delegation led by Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx, 香港交易所) Chief Executive Charles Li (李小加) to explore collaborative opportunities in expanding Taiwan's capital markets.
China Mobile (中國移動) Chairman Xi Guohua (奚國華) on Tuesday stated his wish to collaborate with Taiwanese companies in taking a leading role as markets worldwide forge ahead in the establishment of the forthcoming fifth-generation (5G) mobile broadband network.
Japanese consumers have showed only lukewarm interest in Taiwan-based HTC Corp.'s (宏達電) newest flagship smartphone ahead of the release of Apple Inc.'s larger-screen iPhones, according to a survey by Japanese research firm BCN Inc.
Innolux Display Corp. (群創光電) gained a 27-percent global share of the segment in July, replacing Korean rival LGD to become the world's largest supplier of notebook PC panels.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩電腦) launched an entry-level gaming desktop computer in Taiwan on Wednesday to expand its offering of products and attract more core gamers.
A new cost-competitive 28-nanometer process developed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台灣積體電路) may help the world's largest contract chip maker gain more market share, according to Germany's Deutsche Bank AG.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.026 to close at NT$30.134 amid expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep its key interest rates low, dealers said.
A recent report from National Development Council (NDC, 國家發展委員) showed that population growth in Taiwan is expected to start falling in 2022, four years earlier than expected.