Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (2330.TW)
TAIPEI Taiwan's TSMC struck an upbeat note about the outlook for the depressed global chip market, betting that a rollout of faster 5G mobile network would buoy demand, even as it posted its steepest quarterly profit drop in more than seven years.
* Q1 revenue down 16 pct on year in U.S. dollar terms (Recasts, adds other company comment)
TAIPEI, April 18 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC),, the world's largest contract chipmaker, posted on Thursday a 31.6 percent fall in first-quarter net profit, amid fears of slowing demand for electronics denting its business.
TAIPEI The chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn, an assembler of Apple Inc's iPhones, said on Monday he plans to step down in the coming months to pave the way for younger talent to move up the company's ranks. | Video
* Ministry sees Feb volume in range of -1.4 pct y/y to -4.5 pct
* Analysts forecast 2019 revenue to fall to $1.28 bln (Adds details, share price move)
TAIPEI, Feb 15 Taiwan's exports contracted for a third straight month in January, albeit at a much slower pace than expected which analysts said was partly because traders shifted their orders to Taiwan from China due to a tariff increase.
Feb 6 South Korean and Taiwanese companies led analysts' earnings downgrades over the past month, Refinitiv data showed, as the two economies are expected to bear the brunt of slowing global demand for tech products and the Sino-U.S. trade war.
VIENNA/ZURICH AMS, which supplies Apple with sensors for its Face ID technology, disappointed investors with a 58 percent decline in fourth quarter core profit, its guidance and the suspension of a dividend payment for 2018.
* Still considering options for environmental sensors (Adds CEO, analysts, detail)