Sunday, September 14, 2014
Taiwan is still among the most attractive emerging markets in Asia thanks to its outperforming technology sector and improving macroeconomic condition, Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG said on Wednesday.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Shares of Largan Precision Co. came under heavy pressure Friday morning amid concerns over the company's average selling prices (ASP) as Apple Inc.'s new iPhones are still using 8-megapixel camera lenses, which have a lower profit margin, dealers said.
Apple Inc. has asked suppliers to halt the production of its first smartwatch for unknown reasons, Taiwanese daily the Economic Daily News reported Tuesday ahead of a long-awaited press conference by Apple in California.
News surfaced that Hon Hai Precision Industry (鴻海精密) would soon be granted a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) license by the mainland regulator, beating Taiwanese peers to the major telecom market.
As inventory levels decline, semiconductor firms will receive rush orders starting at the end of November, resulting in a rebound in share prices, Deutsche Bank (德意志銀行) forecast recently.
Shares in Taiwan trended lower Friday as investors locked in the recent gains they had built in “Apple concept stocks,” with smartphone lens supplier Largan Precision Co. (大立光電) in focus, dealers said.
Following in the steps of competitors including Uniqlo, Gap and Zara, Korean fashion brand E-Land is planning a flagship store next year in Taipei's eastern Xinyi shopping district.
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE,日月光半導體), the world's largest integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider, said Friday that it has been included by Forbes in its 2014 Asia Fabulous 50 (Fab 50) Companies list.
Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電信), Taiwan's leading telecom services provider, said Friday it has been selected as one of the global components of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) series.