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Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.01%

Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Computers&Peripherals, Textile and Cement sectors

Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Computers&Peripherals, Textile and Cement sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted added 0.01%.

The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Arcadyan Technology Corp (TW:3596), which rose 9.76% or 8.40 points to trade at 94.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Chi Mei Materials Technology Corp (TW:4960) added 9.73% or 1.10 points to end at 12.40 and KPT Industries Ltd (TW:1805) was up 9.57% or 1.00 points to 11.45 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Green Energy Technology Inc (TW:3519), which fell 10.00% or 0.60 points to trade at 5.40 at the close. AU Optronics (TW:2409) declined 6.67% or 0.85 points to end at 11.90 and Wei Chuan Foods Corp (TW:1201) was down 5.79% or 1.30 points to 21.15.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 447 to 323 and 148 ended unchanged.

Shares in Arcadyan Technology Corp (TW:3596) rose to all time highs; up 9.76% or 8.40 to 94.50. Shares in Chi Mei Materials Technology Corp (TW:4960) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 9.73% or 1.10 to 12.40.

Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.26% or 0.14 to $53.45 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.39% or 0.24 to hit $61.44 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.39% or 5.05 to trade at $1313.95 a troy ounce.

USD/TWD was down 0.10% to 30.756, while TWD/CNY fell 0.21% to 0.2182.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 95.415.