Saturday, March 28, 2015
Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip-maker, continued to fall Friday morning, extending their losses from the previous session, amid lingering worries over slow growth in the global wafer foundry industry, dealers said.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗), chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會), said on Thursday that he supports the idea of Taiwan joining the proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Housing prices for the “March 29 Period” (329檔期) are expected to show wider bargaining price margins relative to 2014, according to a report by local online property service, HouseFun (好房網). Pricing for new properties in Taipei City are expected to fall three to five percent in 2015.
Samsung Electronics Co. launched the newest version of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone series in Taiwan on Thursday, with the aim of regaining the biggest market share in the country, which is currently held by Apple Inc.
The Central Bank of the Republic of China said Thursday it has decided to leave its key interest rates unchanged, at the conclusion of its quarterly policymaking meeting.
Yelp launched Wednesday in Taiwan, in an expansion of the Asian presence of the popular consumer business review service.
The underperforming Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) yesterday introduced a new financing system that aims to increase the public sector's stake in the company while slashing the price of a one-way ticket between Taipei's main station and Kaohsiung's Zuoying station from NT$1,630 to NT$1,490.
Taiwan Mobile Co. (台灣大哥大), the country's second-largest wireless service provider, said Thursday it will establish Taiwan's fastest fourth-generation (4G) mobile network next month after integrating its current frequency bands.
Shares in Taiwan closed down Thursday as investors took hints from a plunge on Wall Street overnight caused by the latest disappointing economic data from the United States, dealers said.