Friday, July 31, 2015
Chinese stocks fell again Thursday while other major global markets rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low.
The American dollar picked up Thursday after the Federal Reserve boosted its view of the U.S. economy, with analysts saying it has left the door open for a possible interest rate hike as early as September.
Oil prices turned mixed in Asia Thursday with a strong American dollar limiting gains fueled by a decline in U.S. crude inventories, analysts said.
Twitter shares fell hard Wednesday after the latest update from the one-to-many messaging platform revived doubts about its growth prospects.
Chinese search engine Baidu, listed on the U.S. Nasdaq market, said Thursday it is planning a US$1.0 billion share buyback program over the next 12 months.
Imagine making a video call without other people being able to listen in.
Toyota's new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up.
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.