Friday, June 19, 2015
Results of a survey released Thursday show that market sentiment toward the local equity market fell to a new 20-month low as investors here took cues from recent volatility in local share prices.
Taiwan's Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電信) said on Thursday it will work with Japan's NTT DoCoMo to develop enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as health care services and smart factory.
Tigerair Taiwan (虎航), a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines (華航) and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Thursday it is partnering with APEX Flight Academy to obtain training for its current pilots and a supply of flight crew in the future.
Lenovo Group Ltd. (聯想), the world's biggest PC maker by sales, said on Thursday it aims to grab a"double-digit" share in Taiwan's consumer PC market that is currently dominated by the local brands Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) and Acer Inc. (宏碁).
Shares of Neo Solar Power Corp. (新日光) moved sharply higher Thursday morning after the solar cell manufacturer said a day earlier that it is expected to have a better third quarter on the back of rising demand and product prices, dealers said.
The Taipei High Administrative Court upheld a decision by the R.O.C. Fair Trade Commission (FTC) to impose a fine of NT$20 million (US$694,324) on Apple Asia Ltd., the local subsidiary of U.S.-based Apple Inc., for including restrictive practices in its cell phone distributor contracts with local telecommunications companies.
Shares in Taiwan staged a rebound Thursday to close above the 9,200-point mark as investors took hints from gains posted on Wall Street overnight after the U.S. Federal Reserve appeared dovish over a move to raise interest rates, dealers said.
Taiwan-based flat panel maker AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達) enjoyed an increase in the global 4K ultra-high definition display market share in May, according to a research report released by Taipei-based market advisory firm TrendForce Corp.
A European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) business opportunities briefing is expected to be held this September in Taipei to attract more Taiwanese investment, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Quanta Computer Inc. (廣達), the world's largest contract notebook computer maker, said Thursday that it expects that its shipments for the second half of this year will rise more than 20 percent from the first half.