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Taiwan futures exchange keeps wary eye on young investors amid stock boom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's futures exchange posted a record-breaking level of trading in 2020 thanks to a strong hedging demand from market participants, with up to 23 percent of new tr...

Taiwan futures trading volume breaks record in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's futures exchange saw a new high in 2020 as demand for risk hedging soared in the capital market due to the coronavirus outbreak and turbulence in the global p...

Taiwan Futures Exchange to launch FTSE 100 futures contract

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) will start offering an NTD-denominated offshore futures contract to track the FTSE 100 Index, the UK's leading stock market indica...

Taiwan Futures Exchange poised to set new record in trading volume in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) on Monday (Oct. 12) said it will have another record-breaking year in 2020. In 2018, a record high of 308 million futures contracts...

Taiwan's TAIFEX Food Bank helps underprivileged hit hard by COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) announced Friday (July 31) the Food Bank program will continue to serve underprivileged families, helping out during the coronavirus pande...

Taiwan Futures Exchange welcomes new chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) welcomed Wu Tzu-hsin (吳自心) as its new chairman on Wednesday (June 17), with the former tax official expected to help the organization ...

Taiwan Futures Exchange to launch sustainability indices in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) saw nearly 270 million futures contracts traded in 2019, which is above the six-year average of 250 million, and is set to promote sus...

Taiwan Futures Exchange awards top 43 futures traders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) on Tuesday (Nov. 12) awarded 43 financial institutions for their dedication to promoting growth in futures trading, enabling win-win s...

Taiwan futures exchange sets new record in trading volume in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan futures exchange sees another record-breaking year in 2018, with over 380 million futures contracts traded, the Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) said on Tuesday, Jan. 15....

TAIFEX: Food bank serves the underprivileged in more ways than one

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) and several financial institutions jointly announced Friday that the Food Bank program will continue this year for underprivileged families acro...

New chairman of Taiwan's TAIFEX takes office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) welcomed former Minister of Finance Sheu Yu-jer (許虞哲) as incoming chairman on Monday. Liu Len-yu (劉連煜), the outgoing TAIFEX chairman, we...

TAIFEX launches Brent crude futures contract in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) announced the launch of the Brent crude oil futures trading for Taiwanese retail investors from July 2, following an agreement with ICE Futures ...

Taiwan Futures Exchange set to launch crude oil futures in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The annual FIA forum was held in Taipei Thursday with representatives of regional futures exchanges and local commodity traders, sparking vivid discussions on the future of comm...

TAIFEX and S&P Dow Jones co-launch Taiwan's first RMB futures indices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) announced the launch of the S&P/TAIFEX RMB Indices in collaboration with the world's leading index provider S&P Dow Jones Indices, t...

Tech companies lead stocks sharply lower in early trading

Stocks fell sharply in early trading Friday, putting the market on track for its worst week in two years, as several large companies sank after reporting weak earnings. Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Google...