Wednesday, March 12, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama's top economists say the U.S. is on track to make economic progress over the next two years — and claim it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his budget. A divided Congress in an election year is not likely to heed that call.
The CEO of American Airlines says his company is getting US$381 million from selling takeoff and landing rights at New York's LaGuardia Airport and Reagan National Airport outside Washington.
World stock markets steadied Tuesday after a sell-off the day before.
The dollar moved in a tight range in Asian trade Tuesday after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) held off launching fresh monetary easing measures.
The price of oil was little changed near US$101 a barrel Tuesday after tumbling because of data suggesting China's economy might continue to slow this year.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than initially thought in the last quarter of 2013, revised data showed Monday, underscoring concerns about the pace of recovery under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy blitz.
The China Aviation Development Foundation's (CADV, 航發會) board of directors yesterday passed a vote to elect Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX, 期交所) Chairman Fan Chich-chiang (范志強) as Taiwan High Speed Rail Co.'s (THSR, 台灣高鐵) legal entity representative.
China's auto sales rose 11.3 percent in the first two months of this year but local brands suffered a decline in a sign of intense competition in the world's biggest auto market, an industry group reported Monday.
China's bank lending halved in February from January, the government said Monday, amid worries over a near-default on a financial product structured by the risky trust sector.
McDonald's restaurants in Taiwan will hand out more Egg McMuffins free of charge this year as part of its annual campaign to encourage people to get up early and start the day with a good meal.