Monday, September 22, 2014
It took longer to close property deals in Taiwan's major municipalities over the past three months because of a planned reform on how gains on the sale of some types of property are taxed, according to a real-estate brokerage.
Delta Electronics Inc., one of Taiwan's leading power management system providers, has been named a constituent of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) series in 2014.
The MediaTek-based Android One smartphone rose to the top of the “Bestsellers in Electronics” list on Amazon India's online shopping website just days after it was launched, according to Chinese-language paper Commercial Times.
Despite a long weakened yen, most Japanese companies are not planning a price reduction, but some said they will roll out promotional sales before the end of the year.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC), an arm of the Institute for Information Industry (資策會) yesterday stated that components of Taiwan's technology sector including PC, network communication, semiconductor, and software are expected to see tremendous growth momentum over the course of this year.
MediaTek Inc., one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, has invested about US$80 million (NT$2.4 billion) to take a stake in China's largest e-commerce services provider Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. through the Chinese firm's initial public offering (IPO) on Wall Street this week.
Taiwan is expected to report a year-on-year increase in export orders for August on the back of peak season effects for the bellwether electronics sector, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday.
The production value of Taiwan's semiconductor sector for 2015 is expected to grow about 6 percent from this year largely due to solid demand for mobile devices, according to a recent research report.
Despite a recent pullback in the local market, investors appear more upbeat about the market outlook, according to the results of a survey released Friday by Cathay Financial Holding Co.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Taiwan banks' exposure to China hit a fresh high at the end of June on the back of increasing financial exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, according to the Central Bank of the Republic of China (中央銀行).