Taiwan stocks flat after regional peers wilt on China tightening

TAIPEI, Feb 3 Taiwan stocks were mostly flat on Friday after early gains were eroded when regional and China markets fell after Beijing unexpectedly hiked short-term rates. China's central bank surprised financial markets by raising short-term interest ... ( read original story ...)

BRIEF-Taiwan's Hua Nan Financial sees growth in 2017 net profit

Hua Nan Financial Holdings, a major state-run firm with units in banking, brokerage and insurance, says: * Sees net profit this year rising to at least T$16 billion ($512.8 million) versus T$14 billion in 2016 amid Taiwan's mild economic growth * New ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks rise; local dollar at 18-month high

TAIPEI, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Taiwan stocks rose on Thursday after the Lunar New Year ... The electronics subindex rose 0.4 percent, while the financials subindex lost 0.4 percent. Hon Hai Precision was up 0.6 percent, after rallying as much as 2.4 percent ... ( read original story ...)

Uber suspends operation in Taiwan after fine hike

Taipei (AFP) - Uber announced on Thursday it is halting operations in Taiwan, saying it is at an "impasse" with authorities which deem the ride-hailing app as illegal. The US firm has racked up fines since it entered the Taiwan market in 2013 for running a ... ( read original story ...)

Is Taiwan Semiconductor a Great Stock for Value Investors?

One way to find these companies is by looking at several key metrics and financial ratios, many of which are crucial in the value stock selection process. Let’s put Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited TSM stock into this equation and find ... ( read original story ...)

Convenience stores become one-stop shop in Taiwan

Lee, 20, sends a box of books from a convenience store near her university on Taiwan's east coast to the closest outlet near her home in Taipei. "Post offices aren't everywhere and they're not always open," she told AFP. They have even linked up with ... ( read original story ...)

The biggest tech IPO of 2016 is having a terrible start to 2017

Line (LN) pulled off the biggest tech IPO of last year, raising $1.3 billion from selling ... Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and Taiwan. It did report profits of 7.56 billion yen ($66.5 million) for 2016, compared with a net loss of 7.58 billion yen the ... ( read original story ...)