Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Computers&Peripherals, Textile and Cement sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted rose 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.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.
Shares in Arcadyan Technology Corp (TW:3596) rose to all time highs; gaining 9.76% or 8.40 to 94.50. Shares in Chi Mei Materials Technology Corp (TW:4960) rose to 52-week highs; rising 9.73% or 1.10 to 12.40.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.41% or 0.22 to $53.79 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 0.48% or 0.30 to hit $62.39 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.45% or 5.95 to trade at $1308.45 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was down 0.01% to 30.781, while TWD/CNY rose 0.14% to 0.2191.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 96.200.