Monday, May 4, 2015
Shares of Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (矽品) appeared resilient Thursday morning as the integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider said a day earlier that its sales for the second quarter of this year will grow at a mild pace, dealers said.
Department stores in Taiwan are expected to report strong gains in sales in April from the previous month because of aggressive promotional campaigns ahead of Mother's Day, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Friday.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, has decided not to revise its 2015 target for smartphone chip shipments, although it has cut its shipment forecast for the second quarter of the year.
Taiwan was the third-biggest source of imports to the Philippines in February, behind only China and the United States, according to a report published Tuesday by the Philippines' National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光), the world's largest integrated circuit designer, is expected to post an almost 10 percent quarterly increase in sales for the April to June period on the back of Apple Inc. orders, market analysts said Friday.
The 2015 Taipei International 5-in-1 Food Expo will be held June 24-27, incorporating the Food Show, Food Tech and Pharma Tech Taipei, Taipei Pack, Taiwan Horeca and Halal Taiwan, said the organizer.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所) announced related measures in response to the government's plans to loosen stock price fluctuation caps on June 1 from 7 percent to 10 percent in a given trading day and increase collateral maintenance ratio on May 4 to 130 percent of the amount an investor borrows on margin from the current 120 percent. The new polices are expected to hike up trading volume.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Bureau of Foreign Trade officials had their first meeting with India's trade working group yesterday to discuss issues such as tariffs on steel and investment protection.
Touch display maker TPK Holdings Co. (F-TPK, 宸鴻) yesterday gave a conservative forecast for second-quarter revenues, as well as positive expectations for the second half of 2015 at its investor conference.
Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) on Thursday launched its second smartwatch in the Taiwan market, highlighting its own Kood operating system that allows longer battery life.