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News retrospective: Stocks and shares round-up
狹幅整理 台股小漲 十二點

A man looks at an electronic display board at a brokerage firm in an undated photo.

Photo: CNA

The Taiwan Stock Exchange underwent a modest consolidation today. At market close the stock market finished up 12.03 points at 9284.31; an increase of 0.13 percent. The transaction amount in New Taiwan dollars was NT$61.723 billion.

The TAIEX ended on 9263.4 points after reaching a high of 9284.31 and a low of 9242.83 during trading, while the financial sub-index rose 13.84 points to close at 7920.71 points.

The TAIEX’s eight major stock categories reported a mixture of gains and losses: cement stocks rose 0.18 percent, food shares fell 1.0 percent, plastics and chemicals rose 0.23 percent, while textiles fell 0.36 percent. Electronics and machinery stocks rose 0.19 percent, paper and pulp rose 0.47 percent and construction and financial shares both closed down at 0.31 and 0.19 percent, respectively.

This article was first published on Oct. 6.

(CNA, translated by Edward Jones)





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