Monday, April 21, 2014
The Spring/Summer 2014 edition of Taipei IN Style (TIS) culminated in large-scale runway shows and seminars and is expected to bring in more than US$8 million in business.
Asustek Computer Inc.'s low-cost ZenFone models have become the star products at the Spring Computer Fair in Taipei, drawing more than 1,000 pre-orders on each day of the weekend.
Smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co. (大立光) is expected to rake in NT$3 billion in April, and the company may hit a new sales record in the second quarter, analysts said.
Shares of Taiwan Life Insurance Co. (台灣人壽) took a beating Thursday morning amid fears that a buyout deal in which CTBC Financial Holding Co. (中信金控) will acquire the life insurer is going to fall apart, dealers said.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Communications systems are expected to show the biggest global sales in the integrated circuit category this year, replacing computer systems for the first time, market information advisory firm IC Insights forecast Saturday.
Taiwan Life Insurance Co. has agreed to extend the deadline for completing a deal in which CTBC Financial Holding Co. aims to acquire the mid-sized life insurer.
Hermes Microvision Inc., a Taiwan-based semiconductor inspection tool and equipment suppliers, posted a more than 10 percent year-on-year increase in net profit for the first quarter of this year due to growing demand in the integrated circuit business.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has raised its target price on shares of flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding Ltd. amid optimism toward the company's sales growth after Apple Inc. unveils new products later this year.
TSeveral foreign brokerages have raised target prices for shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) after the world's largest contract chip-maker gave better-than expected sales guidance for the second quarter.
Taiwan's machine tool exports will increase in 2014 amid an improving global economy, returning to similar levels as in 2012, a local industry group said Saturday.