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Taiwan dollar new favorite carry trade currency for forex traders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Taiwan dollar is becoming a new favorite low-yielding currency for forex traders amid fluctuating rates of larger currencies like the U.S. dollar, euro, and Japane...

How to beat rising living costs in Taiwan: Expat finance guru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising inflation, a weakening Taiwan dollar, and climbing housing prices, the cost of living in Taiwan, like many parts of the world, is on the rise. This is espec...

Taiwan's O-Bank launches 'Consumer Spending Carbon Calculator,' rewards carbon reduction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — O-Bank announced the launch of its “Consumer Spending Carbon Calculator” and “Low-Carbon Lifestyle Debit Card” during a press conference on Wednesd...

New Taiwan dollar acting as proxy for Ukraine-related market risks in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s currency has recently become a proxy indicator for new market risks in Asia amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Forex traders are bearish about the ...

Taiwan sees limited impact from Ukraine war on chip supply chain

Taiwan expects little impact from the war in Ukraine on the supply of key raw materials for semiconductors, the government said on Saturday. Taiwan is a major chip manufacturer, home to the world&#...

Taipei Forex market back to normal after irregularities: Central Bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s main foreign exchange—Taipei Forex Inc. (TAIFX)—has resumed regular trading after experiencing abnormalities in pricing quotations for over an ho...

Former BlackRock Taiwan chief explains launch of New Taiwan dollar-backed stablecoin

“I’m convinced that the future of finance is cryptocurrency, in one form or another, and you can see that it has already become a reality,” says Leo Seewald, director of MaiCoin, Tai...

Deutsche Bank given permission to resume trading of New Taiwan dollar forwards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Bank has given Germany’s Deutsche Bank permission to resume trading currency forwards denominated in New Taiwan dollars, according to a CNA re...

Taiwan national bird takes center stage at 2022 lantern fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival will for the first time feature “duel lantern themes” – a national bird of Taiwan and a light theater in the harbor city...

Bybit Enables Peer-to-Peer Transactions

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - Bybit, one of the world's fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges has taken trading to the next level by enabling peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions to hel...

Taiwan drama 'Gold Leaf' comes under fire for 'twisting historical facts'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Gold Leaf,” a historical drama set in 1950s Taiwan, has sparked controversy for misrepresenting the parties responsible for the birth of the New Taiwan dollar...

Taiwan's economic growth for 2021 hits 6%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s gross domestic product is likely to expand by 6.01%, as the economy grew by an estimated 3.8% during the third quarter, the government said Friday (Oct. 29)...

US Treasury keeps close eye on Taiwan for its currency manipulator behavior

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is likely to stay on the U.S. Treasury’s foreign exchange watch list when the next report is released, marking continued scrutiny of the sustained surge in th...

Taiwan c.bank seen standing pat on rates again as economy booms

Taiwan's central bank will likely keep its policy rate steady at a record low this week as the economy booms on global tech demand fuelled by the work-from-home trend, despite a spike in COVID-19 ...

Taiwan says it has never sought to use exchange rate for trade advantage

Taiwan has never sought to use foreign exchange rates to gain an unfair trade advantage, the central bank said on Sunday, after the U.S. Treasury said Taiwan tripped thresholds for possible currency m...