Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Eyeing the business prospects of Africa-bound sea trade, Evergreen Marine Corp. (長榮海運) from today will deploy two of its 4,200 20-foot equivalent unit (TEU) ships into service on the route.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Consumer confidence in Taiwan was almost flat in September, after hitting a low in August and having reached record highs in June and July, according to a survey released Monday.
Significantly fewer businesses in Taiwan are planning to hire new staff in the fourth quarter of this year, due mainly to planned minimum wage hikes and the latest food scare, an online job broker said Monday.
Shares of AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), one of Taiwan's leading flat panel makers, moved higher Monday in the wake of a research report that forecast a continued increase in the company's 5-inch smartphone screen shipments in the third quarter, dealers said.
Taiwan Cement Corp. (台灣水泥), one of Taiwan's leading cement suppliers, said Monday that it has raised cement prices in Guangdong province because of rising demand in China's market.
UBS Securities has revised downward its business outlook for Taiwan's Compal Electronics Inc. (仁寶電腦), the world's No. 2 contract laptop PC maker, citing reallocation of orders from the company's major clients.
Semiconductor foundry bellwether TSMC (台積電) yesterday announced a comprehensive ultra-low power consumption technology platform designed to cater to the varied applications of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable devices markets.
Evergreen Marine (長榮海運) and Yang Ming Marine Transport (陽明海運) posted a profitable second quarter, recovering from their losses in the same period of last year.
The net sell of local shares by foreign investors last week expanded nearly 1.3 times to NT$36.13 billion last week, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (台灣證券交易所).