SAS to invest up to NT$1bn in Actron

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products Inc (SAS, 中美晶) on Wednesday said that its board of directors had approved a plan to invest up...

Crops surge on prospect China could step up buying in trade truce with US

Soybean futures jumped to the highest in more than three months, while corn extended gains, on news that the US and China reached a...

US dollar slides to low on Brexit, US-China hopes

The US dollar on Friday fell to a three-week low, as safe-haven buying eased and risk sentiment improved on hopes of progress in trade...

Oil hits two-week high as US, China reach partial deal

Oil jumped to the highest in two weeks after the US and China reached a partial agreement following trade talks and as an Iranian...

Glimmer of hope for European stock investors

On Friday the mood is turned decidedly upbeat in the European market, with glimmers of hope for two sagas that have plagued European stocks...

Asia stocks rise on trade talks

Asian stock markets on Friday followed Wall Street higher on optimism about US-Chinese talks.Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong all advanced.Traders were encouraged...

Wall Street jumps, but ends off highs

US stocks ended more than 1 percent higher on Friday, although well off the day’s highs after the announcement of a partial trade deal...

One firm’s simple idea to make rent more affordable: no deposit

How do you make rental housing more affordable?As policymakers in the US search for an answer — tinkering with proposals ranging from comprehensive rent...

Meat made in space soon in a store near you

Creating meat from cells is no longer the realm of science fiction: A Russian cosmonaut did it aboard the International Space Station, and it...

Top oil traders see prices next year stuck in the US$50s

As the oil industry’s top executives gathered in London for one of the most important events of the year, their view on crude prices...

OECD outlines major global tax overhaul

Governments will get more power to tax big multinationals doing business in their countries under a major overhaul of decades-old cross-border tax rules outlined...

AA postponing 737 MAX flights to mid-January

American Airlines Group Inc (AA) on Wednesday said it is extending cancelations of Boeing 737 MAX flights through Jan. 15, as regulators continue to...

Samsung investing in quantum-dot displays

Samsung Display Co plans to spend 13.1 trillion won (US$11 billion) to develop and build next-generation displays, responding to a flood of supply and...

US mulls currency accord with China

The White House is looking at rolling out a previously agreed currency pact with China as part of an early harvest deal that could...

Asian shares mixed as trade deal progress uncertain

Asian shares were mixed yesterday following broad gains on Wall Street, as investors pondered mixed reports on the likelihood of progress in resolving the...

Asustek upbeat after quarterly growth, Acer declines

Asustek Computer Inc (華碩) on Wednesday gave an optimistic outlook for the upcoming quarters, as the PC brand reported revenue of NT$37.78 billion (US$1.23...

Feng Tay reports record sales ahead of Olympics

Feng Tay Enterprises Co (豐泰企業), a key supplier of Nike Inc, on Wednesday reported record sales for last quarter, as orders rose significantly ahead...

New iPhones aid telecoms’ sales

Taiwan Mobile Co (台灣大哥大), the nation’s most profitable telecom operator, on Wednesday said that revenue for last month grew 7.6 percent from a year...

Presale and new housing projects in north up 11.3%

Presale and new housing projects totaled NT$330.2 billion (US$10.7 billion) in northern Taiwan last quarter, an increase of 11.3 percent from a year earlier,...

Boeing reports big fall in commercial plane deliveries

Boeing Co on Tuesday reported another steep quarterly drop in commercial plane deliveries due to the grounding of the 737 MAX, but confirmed that...

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