Tuesday, September 9, 2014
As global markets await the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 6 handset, reports indicate that analysts are expecting TSMC to secure manufacturing orders for the U.S.-based company's upcoming A9 processor that is slated to power next year's iPhone handset.
Approving a quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share of common stock in June, Applied Materials recently said the dividend is payable on Sept. 11 to stockholders of record as of Aug. 21.
The recent oil scandal is expected to hurt revenues of restaurants and food suppliers, but the impact on wholesalers and retailers is likely to be limited, officials said Monday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp.（宏達電）is continuing to lose ground to bigger rivals in the U.S. smartphone market, due to a shortening product life-cycle of its flagship phone, according to a recent report from market research firm comScore Inc.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Largan Precision Co. and Catcher Technology Co., two Taiwanese suppliers to Apple Inc., recorded a monthly record high in their August sales as market analysts on Saturday attributed the growth to orders from the U.S. consumer electronics giant, which is expected to launch the next generation iPhone soon.
The Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is facing increasing pressure to raise its key interest rates, as the inflationary pressure heightened in August, but it will not do so until December at the earliest, according to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ).
Securities, bonds and Taiwan dollar-denominated deposits held by foreign portfolio investors in Taiwan's foreign exchange reserves hit a new high at the end of August, according to the Central Bank of the Republic of China.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest electronics maker, said Saturday that it has taken steps to help its workers cope with increasing consumer prices in Taiwan.
Taiwan's service sector remained stable, with its index flashing a “green light” for the fifth consecutive month, according to a survey released Friday by the Commerce Development Research Institute (CDRI).
Saturday, September 6, 2014
The Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei (IETO, 駐台北印尼經貿經濟貿易代處) yesterday held its monthly press conference updating the latest developments in relations between the two nations.