Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.035 as traders were encouraged by the strength of other regional currencies to raise their holdings in the local unit, dealers said.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Due to exceedingly high orders for 8-inch and 12-inch wafers, United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC, 聯電) has raised its product prices by 5 to 15 percent to take advantage of the product thirst in the market.
UBS Securities warned Monday that a limited growth in television panels may cap revenue increases for two leading Taiwanese flat-panel makers in the third quarter of 2014.
Fewer companies in Taiwan plan to give their employees a raise than a year ago despite the improving economy, according to the results of a survey released Monday.
An auto parts trade show held by Taiwan's main trade promotion body concluded in Myanmar on Monday after attracting a sizable crowd of buyers, the organizers said.
Taiwan's MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), the leading supplier of chips for Chinese smartphones, could increase its market share with its first 64-bit octa-core processor, according to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch.
Thanks to a recovering economy and a surge in demand for electronics products, export orders saw double digit growth in June, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. (宏達電) launched a cheaper plastic model of its One M8 flagship smartphone in Taiwan Monday in a bid to create new sales momentum in the second half of the year.
The central bank yesterday announced that in order to suppress rampantly rising housing prices, mortgages for individuals currently with three properties under their name will be limited to 50 percent of the purchase price.
Taiwan shares closed up 40.0 points, or 0.42 percent, at 9,440.97 Monday on turnover of NT$90.3 billion (US$3.0 billion), while the U.S. dollar fell NT$0.014 to close at NT$30.037 in Taipei.