Thursday, January 28, 2016
The economic indicator flashed the "blue" signal in December, marking sluggish growth for the seventh consecutive month, according to a report released by the National Development Council (NDC, 國發會) on Wednesday.
Consumer confidence in Taiwan continues to fall, dropping in January for the ninth consecutive month as the domestic economy remains stagnant, according to a survey released Wednesday.
To provide investors with more comprehensive index and information services, Taiwan Index Plus Corporation (TIP), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE, 台灣證券交易所), was launched yesterday, ..................
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.015 to close at the day's high of NT$33.710 as local exporters rushed to buy into the local currency to meet end-of-month fund demands, dealers said.
The first China Airlines (CAL) A350 passenger jet will begin its final assembly at the Airbus plant in Toulouse. Delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of this year. The A350 is the most advanced Airbus passenger jet.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Nationwide livestock and crop yield losses reached NT$448.1 million, according to the latest figures released by the Council of Agriculture (COA, 農委會) at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) announced last year's private investment figures as NT$1.3408 trillion on Monday, which for the first time fell short of the MOEA's original target of NT$1.4 trillion.
Citing multiple negative factors, researchers at the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, 台經院) painted a rather gloomy economic outlook for 2016 at a press event.
A series of measures was launched Tuesday to reduce congestion on Taipei Metro's Wenhu Line, and a further proposal to remove seats on some trains to create more standing space is being considered, Taipei Rapid Transit Corp (TRTC) said.
Shares in Taiwan fell on Tuesday, apparently affected by the 200-point decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average overnight, but the market's benchmark index remained above the 7,800-point mark, dealers said.