Sunday, November 23, 2014
An Asian resurgence is around the corner, notwithstanding the sluggishness in global growth and persistent geopolitical rivalries.
Nanya Technology Corp., one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip makers, has been ranked the world's fourth largest mobile DRAM supplier in the third quarter of this year by DRAMeXchange.
Three high-tech companies in Europe are planning to invest more than NT$5 billion (US$161 million) in Taiwan following efforts to court foreign investments, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
U.S.-based Intel Corp.'s research arm announced that it has created a new low-energy prototype memory array alongside Taiwan's state-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) that could boost device battery life.
First-time home buyers are increasingly shunning the ritz of Taipei and New Taipei in favor of Keelung, Taoyuan, Yilan City and other nearby areas to avoid skyrocketing home prices in the capital, National Realty said.
General Interface Solution (GIS) Holding Ltd., the touch panel module manufacturing unit of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., has filed an application to seek a primary listing on the main board, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Prices of TV panels quoted for November continued to rise, driven by strong demand from international TV brands ahead of the Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping season, a market researcher said Friday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, losing NT$0.010 to close at NT$31.005 as traders locked in gains they had built up in recent sessions after witnessing a rebound staged by other regional currencies, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan moved up further Friday, but the gains were limited by political uncertainty ahead of local government elections scheduled for Nov. 29, dealers said.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Japan's trade deficit narrowed by more than a third year-on-year in October, helped by higher exports and lower oil prices, official data showed Thursday.