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ASE posts Q2 EPS of NT$0.64


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Packaging and testing leader ASE (2311) posted Q2 net income of NT$5.09 billion and an EPS of NT$0.64. ASE posted Q2 consolidated revenue of NT$58.61 billion,...full story
updated 2014-07-30 03:20 PM
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ASE posts Q2 EPS of NT$0.64

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Packaging and testing leader ASE (2311) posted Q2 net income of NT$5.09 billion and an EPS of NT$0.64. ASE posted Q2 consolidated revenue of NT$58.61 billion,....Fullstory

2014-07-30 03:20 PM

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