Sunday, March 2, 2014
Solid demand for mobile devices is expected to help integrated circuit packaging and testing services providers offset the impact of the slow-season effect in the first quarter of this year, market analysts said Saturday.
Large-sized tablet computers and hybrid laptop-tablet products will drive sales of the whole tablet market this year, according to a newly released report.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
The worldwide 3D printer market is expected to grow to 100,000 units in 2014 on simmering consumer demand, the government-sponsored Taiwan Industrial Economics and Knowledge Research Center (IEK) said recently.
With after-tax profits touching NT$6.704 billion, Fubon Financial Holding Co. (富邦金控) not only set the highest monthly record ever for January but also became Taiwan's most profitable financial holding company.
With the global steel market gradually on the mend, Taiwan-based China Steel Corp. (CSC, 中鋼) scored pretax profits of NT$23.207 billion, or about NT$1.5 per share, for 2013 to meet market expectations, according to the firm's latest financial statement.
An improving job market outlook for Taiwan will support consumer confidence and the country's economic growth momentum in 2014, according to an analysis by British banking group Standard Chartered Bank.
Facebook Inc.'s penetration rate in Taiwan is higher than in any other market in the world, an executive of the world's largest social network said Thursday.
Despite the mixed January results from many Taiwanese companies, Everlight Electronics Co. (億光電子) Chairman Robert Yeh (葉寅夫) stressed that the global light-emitting diode (LED) industry will emerge from hard times this year.
Taiwan Star (台灣之星), a new entrant to the telecom sector backed by the Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) and hoping to carve out its share of the forthcoming fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband network, yesterday revealed through regulatory filings that the company is poised to raise NT$12 billion in capital by issuing new shares slated to be purchased by two heavyweight enterprises.
Friday, February 28, 2014
The economic monitoring indicator flashed the “yellow-blue” signal in January, representing a transitional economy, according to a report released by the National Development Council (NDC) yesterday.