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Share prices dip slightly on local bourse

Share prices dip slightly on local bourse

Taipei, Dec. 29 (CNA) Taiwan's share prices dipped slightly Tuesday, with the weighted index, the market's key barometer, falling 3.66 points, or 0.04 percent, to close at 8,053.83.
The local bourse opened at the day's high of 8,088.01 and slid to a low of 8,031.49 during the trading session.
A total of 4.76 billion shares changed hands on market turnover of NT$132.38 billion (US$4.16 billion).
Two of the eight major stock categories gained ground, with machinery and electronics issues, and plastics and chemicals issues both advancing 0.l percent.
The six other major categories decreased, with paper and pulp issues losing the most at 1 percent, construction issues giving up 0.6 percent, banking and financial stocks and cement stocks both shedding 0.4 percent, textiles losing 0.2 percent and foodstuffs moving down 0.1 percent.
Losers outnumbered gainers 1,234 to 1,589, with 282 stocks remaining unchanged.
Foreign institutional investors were net buyers of NT$4.43 billion-worth of shares.
(By Maubo Chang)




Updated : 2021-04-11 23:04 GMT+08:00