You are here

Taiwan: Stocks fall; tech, banks down

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 10:39


[TAIPEI] Taiwan stocks fell along with other regional bourses on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of US employment data, which is expected to add to the case for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike as early as next month.

As of 0142 GMT, the main TAIEX index fell nearly 1 to 8,762.9, after closing at 8,850.18 in the previous session.

The electronics subindex sank 1 per cent, while the financials subindex lost 1.2 per cent. These two are the most heavily weighted sectors in the market.

The Taiwan dollar firmed TW$0.294 to TW$32.424 per US dollar.


Market voices on:

Pair your daily business read with the perfect cup of espresso.

Subscribe to The Business Times today to receive your very own Nespresso Inissia coffee machine worth $188.

Find out more at

Powered by GET.comGetCom