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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Taiwan -- Taiwan, Singapore to create link between stock markets
Following a trading link agreement signed between mainland China and Hong Kong, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Wednesday made moves in the same direction in a bid to provide more diversified portfolios across the two markets.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index yesterday closed at 9,357.61 points, losing 77.16 points, or 0.81 percent.
More than 30 Taiwanese business leaders from around the world gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington at the invitation of an American congressman on Tuesday to endorse their country's bid to take part in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Chunghwa Telecom's (CHT, 中華電信) said yesterday that it will soon erect 4G base stations on Yushan, the tallest mountain in Taiwan, and the 4G broadband signal will be available on the mountain later this year.
Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團) has recently proposed that Japan-based JFE Steel Corporation take a 10-percent share of FPG's Ha Tinh steel plant in Northern Vietnam, according to local media reports.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Taiwan posted nearly 10 percent year-on-year growth in exports in August, with exports of electronic products hitting a new monthly high, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Ministry of Finance.
More than 40 percent of Taiwanese employers are thinking of hiring new staff in the fourth quarter, as the economies of Taiwan and the developed countries of the world continue to improve, a survey showed Tuesday.
Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南), governor of Taiwan's central bank (中央銀行), was named one of the world's seven best central bankers in 2014 by Global Finance magazine late last week.
Intel Corp. launched a new range of Xeon processors Tuesday that are aimed at improving performance and power efficiency at data centers in Taiwan and across the globe.
Foreign institutional investment analysts yesterday expressed an upbeat outlook on the global display panel sector, expecting the arrival of a rare boom unseen in recent years in the latter half of this year.
  
  
  
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