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UPDATE 1-Taiwan c.bank stands pat on rates as export orders slip

20 Dec 2018

* Sino-U.S. trade conflict may affect growth momentum - c.bank

Taiwan's central bank keeps rates on hold, export orders top forecasts

21 Jun 2018

TAIPEI Taiwan's central bank left its policy interest rate unchanged on Thursday, with robust export orders helping to keep the economy on a solid growth path even amid China-U.S. trade tensions.

Taiwan exports stay buoyant in January, but miss forecast

07 Feb 2018

TAIWAN Taiwan's exports missed expectations in January but maintained double-digit growth, marking a strong start to the year for the island's factories as global tech demand stays buoyant.

Taiwan's export order growth eases, may pick up speed on iPhone X

20 Sep 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan's export orders rose for a 13th straight month but at a slower pace in August, a boon for the region's tech-manufacturing economies riding the surge in global demand for electronics products.

Taiwan central bank to hold fire on rates as tech boom bolsters economy

20 Jun 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan's central bank is expected to leave its policy rate unchanged for the fourth straight quarter this week, as demand for the island's tech exports keeps its economic engines firing.

On a mission: Taiwan central bank chief's bid to escape U.S. currency glare

16 May 2017

TAIPEI As he counts down his final months at the helm of Taiwan's central bank, Governor Perng Fai-nan has made it his mission to get Taiwan off the U.S. government's list of possible currency manipulators by turning on its head a decades-old policy of keeping the currency weak.

Mega Financial's new chairman promises reform after U.S. fine

02 Sep 2016

TAIPEI Mega Financial Holding's new chairman said the Taiwan state-controlled firm will strengthen risk management after its banking unit was hit by a U.S. fine for anti-money laundering violations, a case that has hugely embarrassed the island's government.

Taiwan appoints local banking veteran as Mega Financial chairman

01 Sep 2016

TAIPEI Taiwan's finance ministry has named Michael C.S. Chang chairman of state-owned Mega Financial Holding Co Ltd, putting a banking veteran at the helm of a firm whose banking unit was found in breach of anti-money laundering rules in the United States.

Taiwan probes Mega Financial after U.S. money laundering-related fine

23 Aug 2016

TAIPEI Taiwan is investigating if Mega Financial Holding Co and its banking unit broke local criminal laws in a case that led to U.S. authorities fining the state-controlled group $180 million for anti-money laundering violations.

Taiwan probes Mega Financial after U.S. money laundering-related fine

23 Aug 2016

TAIPEI Taiwan is investigating if Mega Financial Holding Co and its banking unit broke local criminal laws in a case that led to U.S. authorities fining the state-controlled group $180 million (136.48 million pounds) for anti-money laundering violations.

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