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Prices flat on Taipei bourse

Prices flat on Taipei bourse

Taipei, Dec. 29 (CNA) Taiwan's share prices finished slightly lower Monday, with the weighted index, the market's key barometer, moving down 8.92 points to close at 4,416.16.
The local bourse opened at 4,429.35 and fluctuated between 4,429.
35 and 4,381.49. A total of 1.83 billion shares changed hands on market turnover of NT$23.64 billion (US$716.36 million).
Three of the eight major stock categories gained ground, with cement stocks moving up the most at 0.5 percent. Textile shares as well as banking and financial issues were both up 0.1 percent.
Paper and pulp issues remained unchanged.
The other four major stock categories lost ground, with plastics and chemicals stocks moving down the most at 0.7 percent. Foodstuff issues dropped 0.5 percent, machinery and electronics shares as well as construction stocks both lost 0.3 percent.
Losers outnumbered gainers 973 to 460, with 331 stocks remaining unchanged.
Foreign investors were net sellers of shares worth NT$493 million.
(By Y.L. Kao)




Updated : 2021-07-28 23:20 GMT+08:00