Saturday, June 15, 2013
Due to the upswing in Audi S8 sales in Taiwan, the world-famous German automaker has switched into high gear and is set to launch the Audi S6 Avant & S7 Sportback to Taiwan auto enthusiasts longing for a whole new driving experience.
Although Taiwanese companies are ready to pay some more for fresh graduates this year, the starting salaries for bachelor's and master's degree holders have actually decreased 5.24 percent and 2.18 percent, respectively.
Shares in Taiwan closed slightly lower Friday as investors pocketed gains posted earlier in the session on continued worries over the future of the United States' quantitative easing program, dealers said.
AUO Optoelectronics and Qisda Corp. Chairman Kun-yao Lee(李焜耀) said yesterday that the stock gains tax issue is an imbroglio and a wild goose chase, adding that it can't go on forever.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, shedding NT$0.192 to close at NT$29.970 as traders here reacted to the strengthening of the Japanese yen and South Korean won, dealers said.
The United States Federal Reserve is unlikely to scale down its third round of quantitative easing (QE3) measures in the short term, given the slow U.S. economic recovery, a local think tank said Friday.
Representatives from Taiwan businesses will set off for northeast Africa on Saturday to explore business opportunities in the region, Taiwan's top trade promoter said yesterday.
Shares of Catcher Technology Co., one of Taiwan's leading metal casing suppliers, moved higher Friday morning on growing optimism over the company's bottom line this year, dealers said.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Taiwan's third-largest telecom operator, said Thursday it is set to launch a trial project for mobile payments based on near-field communication (NFC) technology in the second half of 2013.
Friday, June 14, 2013
Shares in Taiwan closed below the 8,000-point mark Thursday as investors took cues from losses on Wall Street overnight amid concerns over a possible early exit by the U.S. Federal Reserve from its quantitative easing, dealers said.