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Taiwan stocks move up at close of trade
On Thursday, Taiwan stocks ascended after the close. It’s because revenues in the Electricity, Paper & Pulp as well as Transport sectors drove stocks.
The Taiwan Weighted jumped 0.64%, reaching a fresh all time peak.
Hiyes International Co Ltd, Hung Chou Fiber Ind Co Ltd and Chung Fu Tex-International Corp demonstrated the best performance on the Taiwan Weighted. They tacked on 9.98%, 9.98% and 9.94% respectively.
On the contrary, Jenn Feng New Energy Co Ltd, China Electric Manufacturing Corp and Alchip Technologies Ltd turned to be the worst performers. They lost respectively 7.63%, 5.19% and 4.92%.
On the Taiwan Stock Exchange ascending stocks outperformed losing ones by 509 to 256, while 107 ended intact.
The currency pair USD/TWD went down 0.37%, being worth 30.059. Meanwhile, TWD/CNY edged down 0.09%, trading at 0.2287.
Aside from that, the US Dollar Index Futures headed south 0.03%, getting to 96.92.
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