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Taiwan: Stocks fall to near one-month low tracking regional markets

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[TAIPEI] Taiwan stocks fell on Thursday to hover around lows not seen in over a month following weakness in regional markets of China and Japan.

As of 0259 GMT, the main TAIEX index fell 0.9 per cent, to 8,439.88 points, after closing down 1.7 per cent in the previous session, its lowest close since early March.

The electronics subindex sank 0.7 per cent, while the financials subindex lost one per cent.

Among actively traded shares, display maker Innolux was off 2.3 per cent, while CTBC Financial was down 1.5 per cent.

The Taiwan dollar firmed T$0.022 to T$32.420 per US dollar.

REUTERS

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