Friday, February 27, 2015
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.029 to close at NT$31.503 as the local central bank stepped onto the trading floor to help the greenback recoup most of its earlier losses at the end of the session, dealers said.
The Orders and Shipping Report of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) has revealed that the orders value of semiconductor equipment manufacturers in North America in January averaged at US$131 million, ...............
Founder of the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan (雲門舞集) Lin Hwai-min (林懷民) recently led 37 dancers from the group on a trip to Singapore aboard a China Airlines (CAL) plane that was decorated in tribute to the dance group.
Citibank Taiwan released the 2014 Health Check for Personal Finances (個人財務健檢) on Wednesday, Feb. 25, which displayed a 52.1-percent increase compared to 2013.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Chinese factory activity expanded in February, snapping two consecutive months of contraction, a closely watched private survey showed Wednesday in a bright spot amid a broad slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Foreign cash pushed Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s (TSMC, 台積電) share price to NT$154.5 yesterday, resulting in a record-high market capitalization that topped NT$4 trillion.
The private sector's sentiment toward activity in the manufacturing sector gained in January amid a steady economic recovery in the United States and the low price of crude oil, according to one of Taiwan's leading think tanks.
Taiwanese jobseekers' interest in China has declined to a six-year low due partly to China's economic slowdown, according to a 1111 Job Bank (1111人力銀行) survey released yesterday.
Property prices will start tumbling in 2015, and the downward trajectory may continue for three to five years, warned the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) yesterday.
The working-age population of Taiwan will drop by 180,000 annually on average starting next year as the graying of the nation begins to impact the economy, the National Development Council (NDC) said recently.