"The exchange rate of the NT dollar is still relatively stable [compared to other currencies] ... and the central bank will support [market] liquidity," Perng said.
Based on the central bank's latest data, the NT dollar was down 0.36 percent against the US dollar yesterday, compared with a 0.76 percent drop in the Japanese yen and a 3.58 percent decline in the New Zealand dollar.
Perng declined to say whether the central bank had intervened in the forex market yesterday, stressing only that the economy was in a good shape.
Chung, however, advised caution. He suggested investors take more conservative moves by buying blue-chips in traditional industries, such as the nation's biggest polyvinyl chloride supplier Formosa Plastics Corp (