Saturday, February 21, 2015
A strong showing in the local bourse over the Year of the Horse — which started on Jan. 31, 2014 — allowed equity investors to earn more than NT$400,000 (US$12,698) on average, according to statistics compiled by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Friday, February 20, 2015
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE, 證交所) announced that specified listed companies will start mandatory corporate social responsibilities (CSR) reporting annually from 2015.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) yesterday publicized a slew of open data, up to 426 items in total, including bank, securities, credit card, insurance and other financial information.
Over Chinese New Year, members of the Dynasty Flyer (華夏會員) program are eligible to participate in a raffle drawing for NT$1 flights with China Airlines (華航).
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Due to stronger-than-expected domestic consumption, the Cabinet's Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) yesterday announced a 0.23-percent upward adjustment to the nation's economic growth in 2014, which it now pegs at 3.74 percent.
The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) is set to file a request at the Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei, today, demanding more than NT$300 billion in compensation from the government.
Several foreign brokerages have expressed optimism toward Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳), one of the top three telecom operators in Taiwan, urging investors to buy into the stock.
Taiwan Cooperative Bank (合作金庫) said Monday that it has organized a US$40 million syndicated loan extended to a unit of Yieh Phui Enterprise Co. (燁輝), one of the leading steel makers in the country.
EVA Airways (長榮航空), one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, said Monday it will hire 500 new employees this year as part of a plan to expand capacity and increase its number of destinations.
Chinese American historian and Tang Prize (唐獎) laureate Yu Ying-shih (余英時) has decided to use his NT$10 million (US$319,124) research grant to set up a scholarship in Taiwan with the hope of encouraging young researchers in the field of humanities, according to the Tang Prize Foundation.