Taiwan shares fall, but remain above 9,000 points

Taipei, July 20 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed lower Wednesday, apparently affected by weak performance of large-cap electronics stocks and the financial sector, but the market's benchmark index rem...

Taiwan may report export order drop for 15th consecutive month

Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Taiwan is expected to report a year-on-year decline in export orders for June despite signs of that orders placed to Taiwanese electronics makers have started to pick up again,...

Taiwan shares retreat ahead of 8,800 points

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan pulled back Tuesday as market sentiment turned cautious with the weighted index approaching the nearest stiff technical resistance point ahead of the 8,800 mark...

Taiwan High Prosecutor takes charge of probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The director-general of the Taiwan High Prosecutors’ Office, Wang Tien-sheng, made a rare trip to Kaohsiung Saturday to take charge personally of the investigation into the misf...

Taiwan shares close above 8,600 points

Taipei, June 30 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed above the 8,600- point mark Thursday as investors here were encouraged by a rally on Wall Street overnight after the turmoil that followed the Brexit vo...

Industrial production falls for 12th consecutive month in April

Taiwan's industrial production fell for the 12th consecutive month in April amid lingering weak global demand, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Monday. The MOEA said the industrial prod...

Taiwan's manufacturing sector output falls for 5th straight quarter

The production value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector dropped year-on-year in the January-March period for the 5th consecutive quarter amid weakening global demand and an economic slowdown, acco...

China industry leader reportedly calls off visit to Taiwan

Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Bai Weimin, vice president of the China Video Industry Association, will not lead a delegation to Taiwan in early June as scheduled, citing a possible change in cross-Taiwan Strai...

Major high-tech firms say no impact from earthquake

Taipei, May 12 (CNA) Several major high-tech firms said Thursday that they did not suffer any impact from a strong earthquake that hit Taiwan earlier in the day. The magnitude-5.8 earthquake...

Sharp reportedly to lay off 1,000 employees after Hon Hai deal

Sharp Corp. is planning to lay off about 1,000 employees as part of its efforts to strengthen its financial structure after the loss-incurring Japanese firm inked an agreement to sell a majority st...

Taiwan shares bounce back after 3 losing sessions

Taipei, April 8 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound and finished higher on Friday after three consecutive losing sessions as bargain hunters stepped in to push the benchmark index above ...

Taiwan's manufacturing sector posts decline in fixed investments

Taipei, April 5 (CNA) The local manufacturing sector last year posted the second consecutive annual decline in fixed investments amid a slowdown of the domestic economy, according to the Ministry of E...

Hon Hai to invest 200 billion yen in OLED technology

The Hon Hai Group (鴻海集團), which has agreed to acquire a stake in financially ailing Sharp Corp. of Japan, is planning to invest 200 billion Japanese yen (US$1.8 billion) in organic light-emitting diod...

Taiwan shares edge up after late-session buying reverses losses

Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Thursday after buying emerged in the late trading session to help the broader market recover its earlier losses and settle into positive territory amid ample li...

Hon Hai shares boosted by Sharp deal, earnings

Shares of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. got a boost Thursday morning from a bailout deal engineered by Hon Hai Technology Group to acquire a 66 percent stake in financially troubled Sharp Corp. of Ja...