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Investors cheer Asia's best bourse one year into Tsai rule

Foreign funds help Taiwan's benchmark stock index surge 32% in US dollar terms
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 05:50

Foreign funds pumped a net US$16.5 billion into Taiwan equities in the past 12 months, the most in the region, helping to lift the currency to highs last seen in 2014.


ONE year into Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's rule, investors are tallying up their winnings.

The island's benchmark stock index has surged 32 per cent in US dollar terms since Ms Tsai's inauguration, the best performance among Asian peers. Foreign funds in particular have

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