Thursday, October 30, 2014
Europe's battered financial sector is showing further signs of healing as conditions for bank loans ease and demand for loans picks up, a key European Central Bank (ECB) survey showed on Wednesday.
Japan's September factory production posted its biggest rise in eight months, official data showed Wednesday, but the news failed to dispel doubts about the strength of the wider economy following a recent string of weak figures.
The finance ministers of around 50 countries meet in Berlin on Wednesday to sign a deal they hope will put an end to banking secrecy and aid the worldwide fight against tax fraud and evasion.
Taiwanese travelers were ranked in 9th place in a ranking of the tax-refundable shopping strength of international tourists visiting France, according to data released Tuesday by Global Blue, a tourism shopping tax refund company headquartered in Nyon, Switzerland.
A Swiss delegation met with Taiwanese representatives of nonprofit organizations and businesses in Taipei to discuss ways to tackle challenges in developing sustainable energy, including how to reduce dependence on nuclear power.
LCD panel maker AU Optronics Corp.'s (AUO, 友達光電) profitability reached the highest in 17 quarters as the company's after-tax profits reached NT$7.3 billion over the third quarter.
DBS Bank China (星展銀行中國) announced that it has completed its first renminbi (RMB) to Singapore dollar (SGD) spot deal as an official RMB-SGD market maker.
Far EasTone (FET, 遠傳電信) recently announce earnings per share (EPS) of NT$2.9 for the third quarter, saying that it is convinced that it will meet full-year guidance.
Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (矽品精密工業), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers, said Wednesday that it has conducted its first overseas fund raising activity in 10 years.
Shares in Taiwan extended their momentum Wednesday to end above the 8,900-point mark as investors responded to a rally on Wall Street overnight by buying into local stocks, dealers said.