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Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.43%

Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.43%Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.43%

Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Electronic Parts/Components, Machinery and Cement sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted rose 0.43%.

The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Genius Electronic Optical Co Ltd (TW:3406), which rose 10.00% or 20.00 points to trade at 220.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Yageo Corp (TW:2327) added 9.98% or 31.50 points to end at 347.00 and Optimax Technology Corp (TW:3051) was up 9.96% or 0.28 points to 3.09 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Pharmally International Holding Co Ltd (TW:6452), which fell 9.89% or 23.00 points to trade at 209.50 at the close. Chuwa Wool Industry Co Taiwan Ltd (TW:1439) declined 4.17% or 1.35 points to end at 31.00 and FarGlory Hotel Co Ltd (TW:2712) was down 4.00% or 1.40 points to 33.60.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 643 to 195 and 63 ended unchanged.

Shares in Pharmally International Holding Co Ltd (TW:6452) fell to 3-years lows; down 9.89% or 23.00 to 209.50.

Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.49% or 0.32 to $64.99 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.51% or 0.38 to hit $74.66 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.67% or 8.10 to trade at $1223.10 a troy ounce.

USD/TWD was down 0.12% to 30.907, while TWD/CNY rose 0.09% to 0.2251.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 96.63.

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