Taiwan stocks head south at close of trade

On Thursday, Taiwan stocks traded lower after the close, as losses in the Cement, Trading & Consumer Goods sectors brought shares down.

The Taiwan Weighted edged down 0.75% at the close in Taiwan.

The best performers of the trading session on the Taiwan Weighted included Genesis Photon, which soared 10% at 4.95, Evergreen Mari, which gained 10 too, trading at 13.20 and Daxin with its 9.91% at 35.50.

As for the worst performers of that session, we should point out to Epileds, dropping 9.84% to 22.90,  Cci, slumping 5.95% to 174.00 and Ennoconn, descending 5.59% to 498.50.

Sagging stocks managed to outclass growing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 487 to 260, while 103 ended intact.

Stocks in Daxin headed north to 52-week peaks, ascending 9.91% to 35.50.

The currency pair USD/TWD could only soar 0.01%, being worth 31.726, while TWD/CNY went down 0.05%, trading at 0.2108.

The US Dollar Index surged 0.05%, trading at 96.06.

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