Saturday, April 11, 2015
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.009 to close at NT$31.240 after moving in a narrow range on moderate turnover, dealers said.
Gasoline and diesel prices in Taiwan are likely to rise next week to reflect a rebound in international crude oil prices, market sources said Friday.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (臺灣證券交易所, TWSE), in collaboration with the Securities & Futures Institute (SFI, 證券暨期貨市場發展基金會), organized a special program on April 8 as part of their "Invest in the Future Series: Community College Lectures," for local retirees.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Thursday as investors locked in their early gains in the bellwether electronics sector, which helped push the broader market into negative territory by the end of the session, dealers said.
Shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) got a boost from a new investment plan indicating that the integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider remains upbeat about future market demand, dealers said.
Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co. (正崴) and Quanta Computer Inc. (廣達), suppliers of the Apple Watch, have reason to smile as stocks are soaring in anticipation of the Apple Watch's preorder set to begin today.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at NT$31.231 as the local central bank intervened to push the U.S. unit back into positive territory, dealers said.
MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit designers, reported Thursday that it had attained its sales target for the first quarter of the year, largely on the back of a sharp increase in its March revenues.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Taiwan's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) in the first quarter of the year was the second-highest among the four areas in the Greater China region that also include mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong, according to a joint university study on consumer confidence in the region.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) confirmed that he met with Indonesian Industry Minister Saleh Husin in Taipei when the latter visited the island in March.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
As department stores make adjustment to floor layout and introduce new restaurant brands, their sales are likely to reach NT$320 billion this year, which is a new record, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
HTC Corp. (宏達電) 14.6 percent, Apple Inc. 14.3 percent and Sony Mobile 11.0 percent, IDC's statistics showed.
Shares in Taiwan closed up Tuesday as investors took hints from a jump on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
As water shortages continue to plague Taiwan, the Central Emergency Operation Center will hold a third meeting this Friday, considering the launch of phase-three water rationing in Tainan and Kaohsiung at the end of May.