Thursday, May 9, 2013
Shares of Acer Inc., one of the world's leading personal computer makers, moved higher Wednesday morning after the company reported a day earlier that it turned a profit in the first quarter, dealers said.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. said Wednesday that it is aiming for single-digit growth in shipments in the current quarter after returning to profitability in the first quarter.
onics manufacturer Pegatron (和碩) yesterday announced its first-quarter performance results, yielding earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.01.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.09 to close at NT$29.500 as foreign investors continued to move funds into the region, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed above the 8,200-point mark Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all-time high, breaching 15,000 points for the first time ever, dealers said.
Some foreign banks slashed their forecasts for Taiwan's economic growth yesterday after the country's April exports failed to meet expectations, while others maintained their views.
The output of Taiwan's machine tool industry will fall in 2013 due to the considerable weakness seen in the country's exports in recent months, a local research center forecast yesterday.
The output of Taiwan's manufacturing sector will rebound in 2013 after two consecutive annual drops, a local research center forecast Wednesday.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. may launch two tablet models running a Microsoft operating system in mid October, according to a post on the technology website PhoneArena.
The U.S. Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI) ranked Taiwan the third-best place in the world to invest in, and the second-best place in Asia to invest in, in its latest “Business Risk Report” issued in April.