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Taiwan stocks drop on continued US debt ceiling stalemate TAIPEI: Taiwan stocks fell half a percent on Monday morning, as the continued debt ceiling stalemate in the United States and reports of iPhone production cuts caused jitters among investors.The main TAIEX index fell 43.06 points to 8306.31, underperforming regional bourses and lodging its fourth consecutive decline, following a 0.69 percent tumble on Friday.Semiconductors fell 0.6 percent and the main electronics index registered a 0.75 percent dip.A report in the Chinese media that Apple was halving production of its lower-priced iPhone 5C was pushing shares of component makers into the red, according to Michael On, managing director at Beyond Asset Management.Apple casing supplier Casetek was down 6.73 percent, while touch panel maker TPK Holding and display manufacturers Innolux Corp were down 6.6 and 5.1 percent, respectively.The Taiwan dollar was up T$0.083 to stand at T$29.407 to the US dollar. Copyright Reuters, 2013 ...

India sharInfosys,es gain as  prerty stopocks rally MUMBAI: Indian shares rose more than 1 percent to a three-week high on Friday as technology stocks advanced after Infosys raised the lower end of its fiscal year revenue guidance, while property developers gained after the country unveiled new REIT regulations.Markets also found support in firming hopes of US deal to ensure the country does not default on its debt, which lifted world shares for a second day and put the dollar on course for ...
Hong Kong stocks close up 1.16pc HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks rose 1.16 percent Friday amid hopes US President Barack Obama and Republicans will agree a deal to raise the country's debt ceiling and avoid a default.The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 267.02 points to finish at 23,218.32 on turnover of HK$59.13 billion ($7.63 billion).Chinese shares ended up 1.70 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 37.22 points to 2,228.15 on turnover of 142.3 billion yuan ($23.3 billion).Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), ...
Tokyo stocks close up 1.48pc, Nikkei 225 index climbed 210.03 points TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 1.48 percent Friday on growing optimism that talks between President Barack Obama and Republicans will finally break a US budget deadlock that threatens to spark a catastrophic debt default.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 210.03 points to 14,404.74, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was up 1.63 percent, or 19.22 points, to 1,197.17.Wall Street on Thursday enjoyed its best advance since the start of the year after Republicans proposed ...
HK lifts Treasury discount as debt deadline approaches HONG KONG: Hong Kong's stock exchange has cut the value of US Treasury bills put up as collateral by traders, in a sign of concern that the US debt standoff could end in a devastating default.Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKex), which operates the city's stock exchange, said it had increased the "haircut" on some bills from one percent to three percent.Global markets have been nervously watching events on Capitol Hill, with the US ...
Tokyo stocks close up 1.48pc TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 1.48 percent Friday on growing optimism that talks between President Barack Obama and Republicans will finally break a US budget deadlock that threatens to spark a catastrophic debt default.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 210.03 points to 14,404.74, while the Topix index of all first-section shares was up 1.63 percent, or 19.22 points, to 1,197.17.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2013 ...
Asian shares rise on Obama-Republican debt talks HONG KONG: Asian markets rallied Friday on hopes the US will avoid a default as President Barack Obama and Republican leaders held their first talks on resolving a budget impasse that has already shut the government down.The gains followed Wall Street's best day since January as dealers welcomed progress on the ending the crisis with less than a week before Washington runs out of cash to pay its bills.Tokyo rose 1.16 percent, Hong Kong jumped ...

 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,814.94 0.02
Arrow Nasdaq 4,758.25 0.07
Arrow S&P 2,067.03 0.12
Arrow FTSE 6,731.14 0.02
Arrow DAX 9,861.21 0.77
Arrow CAC-40 4,382.31 0.32
Arrow Nikkei 17,407.62 0.29
Arrow H.Seng 23,843.91 0.21
Arrow Sensex 28,338.05 0.57






Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln