Saturday, May 9, 2015
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) announced that it will be holding a series of networking events for TWSE-listed companies in Hsinchu, Taichung and Kaohsiung starting on May 6. The events aim to provide the companies with a more concrete understanding of TWSE operations, stock market dynamics, corporate management, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and other related issues.
The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX, 臺灣期貨交易所), the Eurex Exchange, and the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Asia attended the 2015 FIA Asia talks on the issues and challenges in Taiwan's Exchange Traded Derivatives industry.
Friday, May 8, 2015
As the end of April, the central government has accumulated NT$5.3709 trillion in long-term debts, which is equivalent to NT$240,000 per person in Taiwan, according to the Ministry of Finance (財政部, MOF).
Mainland China's economy is entering a "new normal" that presents immediate challenges to Taiwan, economists said yesterday at a forum hosted by the Chung-hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER, 中經院).
The production value of Taiwan's integrated circuit industry is expected to grow at a mild pace in the second quarter as the business has been facing inventory adjustments, a research report said Thursday.
Taiwan's Acer Inc. (宏碁), the world's fourth-largest PC maker, reported a higher-than-expected net profit for the first quarter on Thursday, buoyed by effective expense control and inventory management.
Computex Taipei, one of the most important events for the technology industry, will take place at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) on June 3.
Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) announced the commencement of a finance charity class opened specifically for university senior students, which was put together by the Taiwan Stock Exchange, the Joint Credit Information Center, the Taiwan Futures Exchange and other companies.
Environmental groups slammed the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環保署) yesterday at a meeting on the fourth phase expansion project of the No. 6 naphtha cracker complex (六輕四期擴建計畫) .
Shares of Innolux Corp. (群創) and AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達) moved higher Thursday morning, outperforming the broader market, on expectations of stronger shipments this year, dealers said.
The Taiwan unit of Yahoo Inc. on Thursday unveiled a new feature that allows buyers to search for and purchase a product, using a photo of it.
Shares in Taiwan took a beating Thursday as the financial sector came under heavy selling, in particular in the late trading session, to push down the weighted index by more than 100 points at the close, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.050 to close at the day's high of NT$30.803 as traders took cues from a plunge in the local equity market to cut their holdings in the local currency, dealers said.
Tigerair Taiwan, a budget carrier joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said it will launch a Mother's Day campaign Thursday noon to offer an extra free ticket to every paying passenger.