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Taiwan: Stocks near one-week low as Apple suppliers drag

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 11:46

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[TAIPEI] Taiwan stocks fell to about a one-week low on Friday as TSMC and other Apple Inc suppliers tracked losses in Apple shares after the iPhone 7 failed to impress Wall Street.

As of 0326 GMT, the main Taiex index fell one per cent to 9,169.69, after closing at 9,262.89 in the previous session.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world's biggest contract chip maker, dipped 1.4 per cent. Hon Hai Precision was off 0.9 per cent.

The electronics subindex sank one per cent, while the financials subindex lost 1.2 per cent.

The Taiwan dollar softened NT$0.094 to NT$31.380 per US dollar.

REUTERS

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