Thursday, October 30, 2014
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.
Taiwan placed 19th in the World Bank's “Doing Business 2015” ranking, down one notch from a year earlier, the global financial institution said Tuesday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.022 to close at NT$30.376 as the local market steamed ahead, boosting demand for the local currency, dealers said.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
SoftBank said Tuesday it would invest US$627 million in Snapdeal, becoming the largest shareholder in India's leading online marketplace as the Japanese mobile carrier strengthens its presence in the fast-growing market.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Consumer confidence in Taiwan saw a minor decrease in October, according to a survey released Monday.
China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest carrier, said Monday that it has launched code-share services with United States-based airline Virgin America to boost its flight network within the U.S.
A watershed scheme to allow cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets has been delayed, a Hong Kong official said Monday, warning that pro-democracy protests gripping the city could impact the project's progress.
Food industry stocks saw a pronounced across-the-board 4.5-percent decline during yesterday's session, with sector bellwether Uni-President (統一) shares opening at 7 percent below yesterday's closing shortly after the opening bell, while the weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange lost 18.23 points to close at 8627.78 points on diminished turnover of NT$65.963 billion.
For its involvement in the tainted oil scandal, Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) should step down from the management position of Taipei 101, so as to maintain the Taipei landmark building's image, Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) said yesterday.