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  • LONDON, Oct 21- ARM Holdings, the British chip designer whose technology powers Apple's iPhone, beat market expectations with a 27 percent rise in third-quarter profit and said it was confident it could keep outperforming rivals. It has designed processors for servers and is now making inroads into a market dominated by Intel, which last week cut its growth...

  • TAIPEI, Oct 20- Taiwan's export orders fell by far less than expected in September as the launch of Apple Inc's latest iPhones boosted demand for the island's signature technology goods. Taiwan's export orders are seen as a leading indicator of demand for Asia's exports and for hi-tech gadgets as they typically lead actual exports by two to three months.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 20- Taiwan's export orders fell by far less than expected in September as the launch of Apple Inc's latest iPhones boosted demand for the island's signature technology goods. Taiwan's export orders are seen as a leading indicator of demand for Asia's exports and for hi-tech gadgets as they typically lead actual exports by two to three months.

  • Stimulus hopes, US rally take Asia shares higher Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 4:19 AM ET
    A man looks at an electronic board showing movement of the Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan.

    Asian stocks cruised higher on Friday, lifted by a positive U.S. lead and as investors bet on the possibility of further stimulus from Japan and China.

  • US futures higher as Street digests earnings, data Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open, following global stocks higher on hopes that recent softness in data will push out a rate hike.

  • *Move comes after Intel slices capex. TAIPEI, Oct 15- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd on Thursday slashed its annual capital expenditure by over a fifth to a four-year low as weak demand, particularly from China, prompted it to reschedule investment plans. TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker which counts Apple Inc as a client, also cut its 2015...

  • TAIPEI, Oct 15- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd on Thursday said its capital expenditure this year would total $8 billion, down from a previously estimated range of $10.5 billion to $11 billion. The cut in capex at the world's largest contract chipmaker was prompted mainly by operational efficiencies, Lora Ho, the company's chief financial officer,...

  • BRIEF-TSMC Q3 NET PROFIT T $75.33 BLN@. Oct 15- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd:. *Says Q3 net profit T $75.33 billion.

  • Taiwan stocks rise; TSMC, Largan jump before Q3 earnings Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 9:19 PM ET

    TAIPEI, Oct 15- Taiwan stocks rose on Thursday, led by gains in Apple Inc's suppliers such as TSMC and Largan Precision ahead of their quarterly earnings reports. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world's top contract chip maker, and Largan Precision both jumped more than 2 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.363 to T $32.379 per U.S. dollar.

  • Traders searching out good news in data, earnings Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    Shoppers pass through Herald Square in New York.

    Earnings season has started off with some weak corporate commentaries, despite the fact that most companies so far are beating on the bottom line.

  • AMSTERDAM, Oct 14- ASML, a major supplier to semiconductor makers, on Wednesday reported a rise in third-quarter earnings that fell short of forecasts and a bigger than expected fall in new orders. ASML's shares were down 6.7 percent at 72.69 euros by 0739 GMT. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had forecast net income of 324 million euros on revenues of 1.58...

  • Taiwan index slips as technology heavyweights fall Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:24 PM ET

    TAIPEI, Oct 14- Taiwan stocks fell along with other regional bourses on Wednesday, driven by declines in heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. As of 1:12 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.4 percent to 8,532.76 points, after closing at 8,567.92 points in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.199 to T $32.540 per U.S. dollar.

  • An investor observes stock market at a stock exchagne hall on September 22, 2015 in Nanjing, China.

    Equity markets in China got a boost from comments out of the country's central bank that the country's market correction is "almost over."

  • BRIEF-TSMC SEPTEMBER SALES T $64.51 BLN, DOWN 13.8 PCT ON YEAR@. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd. *Says September sales T $64.51 billion.

  • *U.S. exports -0.4 pct; to China -17.1 pct. *Exports to Europe -9.4 pct; to Japan -15.1 pct. TAIPEI, Oct 7- Trade-reliant Taiwan on Wednesday effectively wrote off any chances of a global export recovery this year after its September shipments tumbled more than expected, with weakening in all of its major markets, particularly China.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 30- Global investors buying the major Asia stock indexes as proxies for the region's economic fortunes are getting less bang for their buck as major exporting firms face earnings pressure amid depressed demand. The indexes that global funds usually buy such as the MSCI Asia ex- Japan index, Japan's Nikkei 225 and the India's Sensex, are...

  • Asian shares mixed, with Nikkei at more than 2-week low Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 3:40 AM ET
    Pedestrians stand in front of a board showing share prices on the Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo.

    Asian shares traded mixed on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index lagging on its first day of trade following a five-day long weekend.

  • Taiwan stocks rise; chips, TSMC gain Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 10:14 PM ET

    TAIPEI, Sept 16- Taiwan stocks rose on Wednesday, led by chips and world's largest contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd. TSMC, the most heavily-weighted company in Taiwan's stock market, led gains with a 1.98 percent rise. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.208 to T $32.578 per U.S. dollar.

  • A customer uses his iPad outside an Apple store in Shanghai.

    A tumble in Apple shares following the company's highly anticipated product event, reverberated across tech shares in Asia on Thursday.

  • Taiwan stocks jump on Wall St; TSMC, Ilitek rally Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 9:50 PM ET

    TAIPEI, Aug 27- Taiwan stocks rose along with other Asian bourses on Thursday as a rally on Wall Street calmed jittery investors, with technology exporters such as TSMC leading the way. Mediatek, Taiwan's biggest chip design house, said its subsidiary plans to acquire Ilitek at T $51 per share. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.314 to T $32.451 per U.S. dollar.