Friday, September 19, 2014
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.122 to close at the day's high of NT$30.256 after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its median estimate for the federal funds rate overnight, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan extended their momentum Thursday from the previous session as investors took cues from the gains posted on Wall Street overnight when the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high, dealers said.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Experts in the financial industry believe that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates during the remainder of 2014, and expressed optimism for the Taiwanese stock market's performance in the fourth quarter.
Taiwanese makers of smartphones and accessories should take advantage of business opportunities in the Vietnamese market, which a local research institute said Wednesday will grow significantly over the next three years.
GreTai Securities Market (GTSM, 櫃檯買賣中心) Chairman Wu Sou-shan (吳壽山) yesterday announced that he will today be welcoming a delegation led by Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx, 香港交易所) Chief Executive Charles Li (李小加) to explore collaborative opportunities in expanding Taiwan's capital markets.
China Mobile (中國移動) Chairman Xi Guohua (奚國華) on Tuesday stated his wish to collaborate with Taiwanese companies in taking a leading role as markets worldwide forge ahead in the establishment of the forthcoming fifth-generation (5G) mobile broadband network.
Japanese consumers have showed only lukewarm interest in Taiwan-based HTC Corp.'s (宏達電) newest flagship smartphone ahead of the release of Apple Inc.'s larger-screen iPhones, according to a survey by Japanese research firm BCN Inc.
Innolux Display Corp. (群創光電) gained a 27-percent global share of the segment in July, replacing Korean rival LGD to become the world's largest supplier of notebook PC panels.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩電腦) launched an entry-level gaming desktop computer in Taiwan on Wednesday to expand its offering of products and attract more core gamers.
A new cost-competitive 28-nanometer process developed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台灣積體電路) may help the world's largest contract chip maker gain more market share, according to Germany's Deutsche Bank AG.