Monday, March 10, 2014
In an effort to help investors navigate the rapidly changing currents of the global economy, HSBC Bank, Taiwan yesterday unveiled the latest upgrade to its Web-based investment platform, designed to provide clients with automated comparative analysis of international markets.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is scheduled to kick off a massive recruitment campaign today, as it tries to hire 15,000 new employees this year for future business expansion.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, plans to issue NT$6 billion (US$198 million) worth of unsecured straight bonds as part of its efforts to cut short-term debt.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. was the world's third largest vendor of tablet computers in 2013, moving up one spot from the 2012 rankings, according to a report published Monday by U.S. research firm Gartner Inc.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Taiwan's exports rose in February from a year earlier to offset a downturn in January, but imports continued to lag, driving the country's trade surplus higher for the year official data showed Friday.
A brand of Taiwanese wine has been awarded a gold medal at the prestigious Vinalies Internationales wine competition held in Paris earlier this week.
Word spread around the local market on Friday that the K7 factory of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光半導體) will soon be approved by the Kaohsiung City Government to resume operations.
Yung Hung-ching (榮鴻慶), chairman of the Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank Ltd. (SCSB, 上海商業儲蓄銀行), was recently named Best Banking Chairman Taiwan 2014 by the UK-based Global Banking & Finance Review, according to a press release of the SCSB.
Display panel makers Innolux Co. (群創) and AU Optronics (AUO, 友達) yesterday reported slumping performance over the course of February, reporting revenue declines of 9.1 percent and 10.1 percent respectively.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Friday after investors locked in earlier gains to erode the uptrend at the end of the session, dealers said.