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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound Wednesday, with buying focused on the bellwether electronics sector in the wake of a strong showing made by high-tech stocks in American markets overnight, dealers said.
Taiwan's syndicated loans shrank to a new six-year quarterly low of US$4.5 billion in the third quarter on weak market demand, according to data compiled by business news and financial information provider Bloomberg.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.393 as a strong rebound by the local market boosted demand for the local currency, dealers said.
Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit
Japan's shaky economy was dealt another blow Wednesday, as official data showed a widening September trade deficit that puts the world's number-three economy on track to log a record annual shortfall.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Australia's foreign investment watchdog has approved an Asian consortium's AU$1.34 billion (US$1.18 billion) bid for Goodman Fielder, the food manufacturer said Tuesday.
Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC,台灣高鐵) plans to restructure its finances and reduce its debt burden built up from years of losses, the company said Tuesday.
Chang Hwa Bank (彰化銀行) yesterday staged a board of directors meeting that resulted in an adjustment in the company's boardroom composition.
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest telecom operator, signed an agreement Tuesday with leading carriers in Asia to build a multi-terabit submarine cable system that will provide direct fiber connectivity to five countries in the Trans-Pacific region.
As the government prepares to introduce a new regulation to levy more tax from big investors, the Taiwan Securities Association (TSA) recommended against the idea, saying that it will hamper the capital market's development.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) submitted 229 and 56 patent applications in the second quarter, a sequential drop of 74 and 60 percent, respectively.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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