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Friday, July 18, 2014
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.026 to close at NT$30.046 as traders were encouraged by the strength of other regional currencies, in particular the South Korean won and the Chinese yuan, dealers said.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Results of a survey released Wednesday show that only 9 percent of respondents thought the benchmark weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange will breach the 10,000-point mark by the end of this year even though the local market has posted strong gains so far this year.
Eight local companies donated scholarship money and products valued at NT$3 million in total to this year's Smart Robot Innovation Contest, in an effort to foster young talent in the robotics industry.
Up to 19 units in luxury apartment complex Modesty Home (謙岳), located in New Taipei City, were sold at a price tag of over NT$100 million, the latest transaction data shows.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電), the world's largest contract chip-maker, said its net profit for the second quarter of this year hit an all-time high, with analysts attributing the growth to an increase in demand for high-end technology.
Taiwan -- TSMC Q2 net profit hits record high
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.030 to close at the day's high of NT$30.072 after Taiwan's central bank helped the greenback fend off selling pressure.
ASUSTek Computer Inc. (華碩) Chairman Jonney Shih (施崇棠) yesterday launched an internal probe to investigate suspected market manipulation of the company's IC design subsidiary ASMedia Technology Inc. (祥碩).
Shares in Taiwan pulled back Wednesday as investors took hints from losses incurred on the tech-heavy Nasdaq index overnight to pocket the gains they had built in local large-cap electronics stocks, dealers said.
A Taiwan Sustainability Summit was recently held in Taipei, where Siemens Taiwan suggested energy transition strategies for Taiwan and shared Germany's experience in tackling energy and environmental issues.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Renminbi- (RMB) denominated deposits against total foreign currency deposits in Taiwan rose to a record-setting 6.2 percent in late May, becoming the fifth major foreign currency unit after the greenback, British pound, Hong Kong dollar and yen.
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