Taiwan stocks go up

  • 2018-09-13
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Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade

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TacMarkets - Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Oil, Gas & Electricity, Machinery and Trading & Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted added 0.04%.

The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Prime Electronics & Satellitics Inc (TW:6152), which rose 10.00% or 0.58 points to trade at 6.38 at the close. Meanwhile, Hsin Ba Ba Corp (TW:9906) added 10.00% or 1.15 points to end at 12.65 and Global PMX Co Ltd (TW:4551) was up 10.00% or 7.90 points to 86.90 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Tung Kai Technology Engineering Co Ltd (TW:3018), which fell 9.89% or 3.70 points to trade at 33.70 at the close. Young Optics Inc (TW:3504) declined 7.20% or 6.40 points to end at 82.50 and Career Technology MFG Co Ltd (TW:6153) was down 5.31% or 2.30 points to 41.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 665 to 161 and 88 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.72% or 0.51 to $69.86 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.51% or 0.41 to hit $79.33 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.03% or 0.40 to trade at $1210.50 a troy ounce.

USD/TWD was up 0.23% to 30.796, while TWD/CNY fell 0.18% to 0.2233.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 94.87.