Saturday, October 3, 2015
Transactions of residential and commercial properties in Taipei fell in September to 2,419 units, the lowest number for the month in 14 years, Yung Ching Realty Group said Friday.
Economics Minister Deng Chen-chung said Friday that the government will explain a recent solar energy product mislabeling incident to the European Union in a bid to avoid anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs likely to be imposed by the EU.
WorldVentures Taiwan is under the protection of the law of the Republic of China and is not an illegal pyramid scheme, according to a press release from the company yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher after moving in a narrow range since a mixed Wall Street failed to provide investors here with a clear indication to trade, dealers said.
Shares of Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科), one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip-makers, moved higher Friday morning after its U.S.-based counterpart Micron Technology Inc. reported better-than-expected earnings overnight, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.076 to close at the day's high of NT$33.156 amid cautious sentiment ahead of the release of U.S. non-farm payroll data, dealers said.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Taiwan's economic growth may not be on track to reach 1 percent in 2015 after a contraction in the third quarter, the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS, 主計總處) said yesterday.
Trading of commercial real estate -- offices and manufacturing facilities -- totaled NT$7.5 billion in the third quarter, substantially lower than the NT$23 billion average recorded over the past decade, Colliers International Taiwan Ltd (高力國際) said yesterday.
The Ministry of Labor (勞動部) said Thursday that 26 businesses had placed a total of 1,233 employees on involuntary unpaid leave during September.