Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Monday, falling into consolidation mode after having posted significant gains over the previous six sessions.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek Inc., which supplies chips mostly to Chinese phone makers, might benefit from a recent anti-monopoly probe in China into its rival, Qualcomm Inc., according to a foreign brokerage analyst.
Global shipments of touch-enabled notebooks will show a sharp rise in the current half of the year as more consumers get into the habit of using portable devices with touch functions, according to a forecast by DisplaySearch.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Although the government has downgraded its forecast for the 2013 GDP growth forecast to below 2 percent, market analysts said yesterday that they remain upbeat about the performance of the local bourse, confident that the economy will pick up next year.
GreTai Securities Market (GTSM), which operates the local over-the-counter (OTC) market, said yesterday that it is planning to launch an incubation board in early 2014 as a platform for local micro businesses to raise funds.
The volume of housing unit transactions in November rose nearly 2 percent across Taiwan on a traditional year-end buying spree, while the Greater Taipei market remained flat-footed, according to research by Sinyi Realty, Inc. (信義房屋).
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Taiwan will see 1.74 percent growth in GDP this year, a 0.57-percent downward adjustment from the previously estimated 2.31 percent, the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said yesterday.
The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA, 勞委會) yesterday announced the 10 most dangerous professions in Taiwan, based on this year's casualty rates.
Worldwide shipments of liquid crystal display (LCD) TVs are expected to fall slightly in 2013 from a year earlier on weaker demand caused by an economic slowdown, a research report said Friday.
Six companies who participated in an operating license auction for the fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband network paid a total of NT$118.65 billion, the National Communication Commission announced yesterday.