Sunday, May 26, 2013
Home sellers in major cities in Taiwan have become active in seeking buyers after a luxury tax on property has been in place for almost two years, which means that the impact of the speculation-curbing measures is fading, a real estate agent said yesterday.
Production value of equipment, components and parts in Taiwan's green energy sector grew in the first quarter of the year on the back of improving solar energy industry, according to a government report.
First Commercial Bank, the banking flagship of First Financial Holding Co., said Saturday that its Shanghai branch is scheduled to launch Chinese yuan-denominated transactions such as deposits, lending and remittances May 27.
Catches of yellowfin tuna in waters off northeastern Taiwan have increased 20 percent in May compared with the same period of last year following the signing of a fishery pact with Japan, local fishermen said yesterday.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS) yesterday lowered its 2013 growth forecast for Taiwan by 1.19 percent to 2.4 percent, after the performance in the first quarter fell far below expectations
After filing its latest complaints with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and a federal court in the state of Delaware, Nokia said Friday it has filed two new complaints in San Diego district court against HTC and accused the company of infringing on nine of its patents.
Shares in Taiwan fell into consolidation mode Friday, after a steep drop in the previous session, as market sentiment remained cautious over the possibility of an early phasing out of the United States Federal Reserve's stimulus measures, dealers said.
Morgan Stanley has raised its rating of the Taiwan stock market to “equal weight” from “underweight,” according to a Bloomberg report.
Taiwan is likely to sign a service trade agreement with mainland China in June, Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Vice Chairman Kao Koong-lian said Friday.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.005 to close at the day's high of NT$30.030 behind central bank intervention, dealers said.