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Liang-sa Loh

UPDATE 3-Taiwan cbank upgrades economic growth forecast, stands pat on rates

Jun 17 2021

* Benchmark discount rate left unchanged at 1.125% as expected

UPDATE 3-Taiwan boosts loans for SMEs, considers further support for economy

May 27 2021

TAIPEI, May 27 Taiwan will offer another T$100 billion ($3.60 billion) in loans to help small- and medium-sized firms hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government said on Thursday, while sources said almost $20 billion may be made available.

Taiwan tightens curbs after surge in domestic COVID-19 cases

May 15 2021

TAIPEI Taiwan raised its coronavirus alert level on Saturday in the capital, Taipei, and the surrounding city, bringing curbs for a period of two weeks that will shut many venues and restrict gatherings in the wake of 180 new domestic infections.

Taiwan says it has never sought to use exchange rate for trade advantage

Apr 18 2021

TAIPEI Taiwan has never sought to use foreign exchange rates to gain an unfair trade advantage, the central bank said on Sunday, after the U.S. Treasury said Taiwan tripped thresholds for possible currency manipulation under a 2015 U.S. trade law.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan says U.S. understood its 'special' situation in currency report

Apr 16 2021

TAIPEI, April 16 The U.S. decision not to brand Taiwan a currency manipulator was a reflection of the effective communication between the two sides and Washington understanding the island's "special" economic situation, a Taiwanese central bank official said on Friday.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Taiwan cbank raises economic growth forecast, stands pat on rates

Mar 18 2021

* Benchmark discount rate left unchanged at 1.125% as expected

UPDATE 2-Singapore's GIC cashes in on Taiwan stock boom -sources

Mar 04 2021

TAIPEI, March 4 Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC sold Taiwan stocks last week, cashing in on the island's booming bourse, three sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

Singapore's GIC cashes in on Taiwan stock boom - sources

Mar 04 2021

TAIPEI, March 4 Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC sold Taiwan stocks last week, cashing in on the island's booming bourse, three sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan punishes foreign banks in speculation case, sources say

Feb 05 2021

TAIPEI, Feb 5 Taiwan's central bank on Friday told four foreign banks they would be suspended from trading in the deliverable forwards foreign exchange market for their role in helping grains firms speculate against the Taiwan dollar, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Taiwan punishes foreign banks in speculation case, sources say

Feb 05 2021

TAIPEI, Feb 5 Taiwan's central bank on Friday told four foreign banks they would be suspended from trading in the deliverable forwards foreign exchange market for their role in helping grains firms speculate against the Taiwan dollar, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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