Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Nearly one of every two Taiwanese consumers have purchased products via mobile websites or apps thanks to the convenience of mobile shopping, according to a survey released Monday by Yahoo Inc.'s Taiwan branch.
About 3.5 million out of 106 million trips from China were to Taiwan between July 2013 and June 2014, making Taiwan the 5th-most popular destination for Chinese visitors in the period, according to the Forbes.com website.
Acer Inc. has been selected to be included in one of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), the company said Monday in a statement.
According to a recent report by Deutsche Bank AG, TSMC (台積電) is poised to command more than 70 percent of the global market for 28-nanometer and 32-nanometer semiconductor fabrication, as the Taiwan-based sector bellwether commences mass production of its high-performance 28-nanometer variant (HPC) designed to power low- and mid-tier mobile devices.
DBS Group recently said that mainland China's policymakers need to continue financial market reform and liberalize the capital account as they aggressively promote the international use of its currency, the renminbi (RMB).
Aiming at the younger demographic, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT, 中華電信) recently announced three student-specific post-paid service plans for its fourth-generation (4G) long term evolution (LTE) service.
Taiwan shares closed down 5.72 points, or 0.06 percent, at 9,217.46 while the greenback gained NT$0.038 to close at the day's high of NT$30.106 in Taipei on Monday
British bank Barclays PLC on Monday advised investors to hold on to their cumulative preferred stocks in Apple Inc.'s supply chain in Taiwan, citing strong demand for iPhones with bigger screens.
Shui-Mu International Co. (阿瘦實業), which markets the A.S.O. brand of shoes (阿瘦皮鞋) in Taiwan, began trading its shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (台灣證券交易所) Monday.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Taiwan-based HTC Corp. edged out Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea to return to being Taiwan's largest smartphone manufacturer based upon units in the second quarter of this year, according to data released by research house IDC.