Taiwan stocks head north

On Tuesday, Taiwan stocks headed north after the close because profits in the Glass, Textile and Chemicals sectors pushed shares higher.

The Taiwan Weighted edged up 0.51%.

The best performers of the trading session on the Taiwan Weighted were represented by Plotech, Epileds Tech and  Honmyue Enter, which rose all 10%.

The worst benchmarks included Eurocharm Holdings, Hota Ind and Geo Vision, which sagged 8.25%, 6.41% and 3.80% respectively.   

On the Taiwan Stock Exchange ascending shares outnumbered descending ones by 454 to 292, while 116 remained intact.

Meanwhile stocks in Plotech leapt to 52-week peaks, soaring 10% to 10.45. Additionally, stocks in Honmyue Enter edged up to 52-week peaks, growing 10% to 12.65. Finally, stocks in Geo Vision reached all time minimums, descending 3.80% and trading at 41.80.

November delivery crude futures rose 0.76%, trading at $50.32 per barrel.

The currency pair USD/TWD slumped 0.25%, reaching 31.699, while TWD/CNY leapt 0.19%, being worth 0.2126.

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