Rising microchip-maker demand boosts ASML profits

THE HAGUE, Netherlands –  Dutch global hi-tech bellwether ASML on Wednesday, July 18, posted a huge hike in second quarter profits, after the technology industry snapped up more of its sophisticated microchip-making machines than expected.

Profits rose 25% year-on-year to 584 million euros ($679 million), up from 466 million in the …
Source: Politics