Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index yesterday closed at 9,357.61 points, losing 77.16 points, or 0.81 percent.
More than 30 Taiwanese business leaders from around the world gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington at the invitation of an American congressman on Tuesday to endorse their country's bid to take part in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團) has recently proposed that Japan-based JFE Steel Corporation take a 10-percent share of FPG's Ha Tinh steel plant in Northern Vietnam, according to local media reports.
In for a penny, in for a pound.
As U.S. sales of cars and trucks have grown this year, so has the late-payment rate on auto loans.
The Federal Reserve is pushing the biggest U.S. banks to shrink so that they're less of a risk to the financial system.
Exporting more U.S. crude around the world would lower the price of gasoline for U.S. drivers and benefit the U.S. economy, according to a new study released Tuesday.
The Turkish economy slowed sharply to 2.1 percent growth in the second quarter, partly because of rate rises to defend the lira, official data showed on Wednesday.
France's finance minister says the country will miss the European Union's deficit target for three more years and he is lowering growth projections for this year and next.