Taiwan stocks lower at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted down 0.52%
At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted lost 0.52% to hit a new all time high.
The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Walsin Technology Corp (TW:2492), which rose 9.77% or 7.30 points to trade at 82.00 at the close. Meanwhile, AOPEN Inc (TW:3046) added 6.37% or 0.24 points to end at 4.01 and Merida Industry Co Ltd (TW:9914) was up 6.30% or 8.00 points to 135.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Genius Electronic Optical Co Ltd (TW:3406), which fell 9.95% or 47.00 points to trade at 425.50 at the close. Qisda Corp (TW:2352) declined 5.91% or 1.40 points to end at 22.30 and Jung Shing Wire Co Ltd (TW:1617) was down 5.69% or 0.85 points to 14.10.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 519 to 245 and 108 ended unchanged.
Shares in Walsin Technology Corp (TW:2492) rose to all time highs; up 9.77% or 7.30 to 82.00.
Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.14% or 0.07 to $50.42 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.07% or 0.04 to hit $55.52 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.07% or 0.92 to trade at $1311.72 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was up 0.14% to 30.147, while TWD/CNY rose 0.55% to 0.2195.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 91.62.