BEATING HEADWINDS: A TWSE spokeswoman said the rise in the first half of this year was good, given the slowdown in the economy and US-China trade tensions
Date: Jul 15, 2019
By: Kao Shih-ching / Staff reporter
The combined revenue of listed companies rose 1.49 percent year-on-year to NT$15.18 trillion (US$488.4 billion) in the first six months of this year, statistics released last week by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) showed.
Of the 932 firms listed on the main bourse, 428 posted revenue growth for the January-to-June period, while 504 saw revenue decline, the TWSE said in statement on Thursday.
The information service sector again reported the fastest revenue growth among all industries, with a 17.15 percent increase to NT$32.1 billion, ahead of the shipping sector’s 9.38 percent gain to NT$458.1 billion, it said.
Taipei-based IT solution provider Zero One Technology Co Ltd (零壹科技) saw its revenue rise 33.6 percent, while online game company X-Legend Entertainment Co Ltd (傳奇網路) achieved a 308 percent increase to NT$1.73 billion, the data showed. [FULL STORY]