Monday, January 26, 2015
Yung Ching Realty (永慶房屋), one of the leading estate agents in Taiwan, said Wednesday that it will continue to recruit new employees, even though the local property market is showing signs of slowing down.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
The production value of Taiwan's light-emitting diode (LED) industry is expected to grow at a double-digit pace in 2015 as local suppliers are looking into not only lighting but many other applications to boost shipments, according to the Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA).
Taiwan's industrial production hit a record high in 2014 due to the rising popularity of mobile communications devices, which gave a boost to the local electronics sector, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
A poll among cellphone users in the United States found that Apple Inc. had the largest share of that market in the fourth quarter of last year, way ahead of Android phone makers like South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. and Taiwan's HTC Corp.
A plan proposed by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), the top financial regulator in Taiwan, to allow wider share price fluctuations in the local bourse is welcomed by the market, analysts said Saturday.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) distanced itself yesterday from media rumors that it is rolling out a 10-percent daily stock price fluctuation limit a half year early.
Market capitalization of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest pure foundry operator, hit a record high Friday after its shares moved ahead on the back of strong foreign institutional buying during the session.
Taiwan's industrial production index (106.56) and manufacturing index (106.67) both hit new records last year, while business revenues for the whole year (NT$14.5 trillion) reached an all-time high, according to reports released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Shares of Wei Chuan Foods Corp. (味全) moved sharply higher Friday after its beleaguered parent company, Ting Hsin International Group, repaid an overdue loan for the group's property development unit, in which Wei Chuan has a 51 percent stake, dealers said.
The iPhone 6, one of Apple Inc.'s newest smartphone models, ranked as the best-selling model in Taiwan for December 2014, industry sources said Friday.