Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Oil, Gas&Electricity, Glass and Hotels sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted rose 0.79%.
The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Gold Circuit Electronics Ltd (TW:2368), which rose 10.00% or 1.25 points to trade at 13.75 at the close. Meanwhile, Sino Horizon Holdings Ltd (TW:2923) added 10.00% or 1.80 points to end at 19.80 and Jentech Precision Industrial Co Ltd (TW:3653) was up 10.00% or 6.80 points to 74.80 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Patec Precision Industry Co Ltd (TW:2236), which fell 4.26% or 1.40 points to trade at 31.45 at the close. TPK Holding Co Ltd (TW:3673) declined 4.17% or 2.15 points to end at 49.35 and Airtac International Group (TW:1590) was down 3.77% or 12.50 points to 319.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 730 to 120 and 58 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 1.05% or 0.54 to $50.95 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 1.10% or 0.66 to hit $59.40 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.75 to trade at $1244.35 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was down 0.01% to 30.846, while TWD/CNY fell 0.18% to 0.2234.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 96.838.