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Taiwan shares close up 0.33%


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Taipei, Nov. 24 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 30.8 points, or 0.33 percent, at 9,122.33 Monday on turnover of NT$76.13...full story
updated 2014-11-24 01:41 PM
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Central News Agency

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