Quantcast
Friday , March 31 2017
Breaking News
Home / International Customs / Taiwan / Taiwan stocks higher on closing on Tuesday, hit 52 week high
Taiwan stocks higher on closing on Tuesday, hit 52 week high

Taiwan stocks higher on closing on Tuesday, hit 52 week high

TAIPEI: Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Electricity, Rubber and Oil, Gas & Electricity sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted rose 0.09% to hit a new 52-week high.

The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Taisol (TW:3338), which rose 9.97% or 3.00 points to trade at 33.10 at the close. Meanwhile, 1St Copper Tec (TW:2009) added 9.96% or 0.90 points to end at 9.94 and Mobiletron (TW:1533) was up 9.96% or 4.25 points to 46.90 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Tpk Holding (TW:3673), which fell 5.97% or 5.00 points to trade at 78.80 at the close. Lemtech Holdings Co Ltd (TW:4912) declined 5.20% or 7.00 points to end at 127.50 and Lite-On Semi (TW:5305) was down 5.16% or 1.65 points to 30.35.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 410 to 345 and 121 ended unchanged.

Shares in 1St Copper Tec (TW:2009) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 9.96% or 0.90 to 9.94.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.06% or 0.03 to $52.96 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.05% or 0.03 to hit $55.62 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.40% or 4.95 to trade at $1230.75 a troy ounce.

USD/TWD was down 0.85% to 30.763, while TWD/CNY rose 0.14% to 0.2217.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 100.78.