The pound edged down Thursday afternoon, coming off its highest levels against the U.S. dollar this year, as millions headed to the polls in a vote on the UK's future in the European Union.
Taiwan's jobless rate in May hit 3.84 percent, down by 0.02 percentage points from April but up by 0.22 percentage points year-on-year, government statistics showed.
Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.
Oil prices rose in Asia on Thursday, hours ahead of a high-stakes British vote on whether to remain in the European Union.
Net income of overall securities firms in May 2016 was NT$1,538 million. Among them, net income of integrated securities firms was NT$1,481 million, net income of securities brokerage firms was NT$60 million, and net loss of FCM that engaged in the securities business was NT$3 million, according to a press release from the Taiwan Stock Exchange Co. (TWSE).
The European Central Bank (ECB) has restored a key waiver that will let Greek banks tap cheap emergency central bank credit, one step toward putting the country's financial institutions fully back on their feet.
Political and economic uncertainty dampened eurozone private sector business activity in June, a closely watched survey showed Thursday.
More than 200 leading social entrepreneurs, incubators, and capacity-builders from Asian countries participated in the inaugural Social Enterprise Summit around the theme "Hard Truths and Honest Conversations: Towards Real Impact," hosted by DBS Foundation in Singapore on June 16 and 17.
U.S., European and Chinese regulators say they will jointly enforce product safety in online commerce, and an American official said they are making progress on crafting standards for hoverboards.
VietJet Air -- a Vietnam-based budget carrier -- made its maiden flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Tainan Wednesday, with 138 passengers aboard.