Thursday, July 30, 2015
The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday it plans to boost export volume in the second half of 2015 to make up a shortfall from the first.
Taiwan's financial institutions should expand their presence in other Asian markets, including India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Myanmar, all big markets that that have tremendous potential for development, Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung said Wednesday.
The European Union said Tuesday it is probing whether Disneyland Paris is overcharging customers from certain countries in breach of the bloc's laws.
A Taiwanese real estate firm said it has seen buyer interest climb after the passage of the consolidated housing and land tax on June 5.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.052 to close at NT$31.523 as the local currency followed its regional counterparts, staging a technical rebound, dealers said.
Taiwan issued licenses Wednesday to 14 insurance companies operating here to run offshore insurance units (OIUs), and Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said.................
Shares of Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科) and Nanya Technology Corp. (南亞科), two of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip-makers, were down from early highs Wednesday because of worries over weakening prices, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed lower Wednesday after giving up earlier gains amid cautious sentiment before the U.S. Federal Reserve concludes a two-day policymaking meeting later in the day, dealers said.
General Motors Co.'s US$5 billion initiative to create cars for China and other emerging markets comes just as automakers face a collapse in the booming Chinese demand they were counting on to power their growth.