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Taiwan share prices close higher

Taiwan share prices close higher

Taipei, April 6 (CNA) Taiwan's share prices closed higher Tuesday with the weighted index, the market's key barometer, moving up 63.72 points, or 0.79 percent, to close at 8,089.65.
The local bourse opened at 8,083.03 and fluctuated between a low of 8,082.37 and a high of 8,128.08 during the day's trading. Market turnover totaled NT$128.73 billion (US$4.07 billion). Six of the eight major stock categories gained ground, with machinery and electronics issues gaining the most at 1.05 percent.
Construction shares increased 0.84 percent, cement issues were up 0.6 percent and plastics and chemical shares advanced 0.57 percent.
Banking and financial stocks were up 0.16 percent and textile issues edged up 0.15 percent.
The other two major stock categories lost ground, with foodstuff shares dropping the most at 0.53 percent, followed by paper and pulp issues at 0.02 percent.
Gainers outnumbered losers 1,575 to 1,564 with 282 remaining unchanged.
Foreign investors and Chinese QDIIs were net buyers of NT$18.62 billion-worth of shares.
(By Olivia Wang)




Updated : 2021-03-08 07:03 GMT+08:00