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Taiwan: Stocks edge up; TSMC jumps

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[TAIPEI] Taiwan stocks rose slightly in cautious trading on Thursday, paced by gains in tech heavyweights including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC).

As of 0332 GMT, the main Taiex index was up 0.1 per cent at 9,006.95, after closing 0.74 per cent lower in the previous session.

The electronics subindex rose 0.3 per cent, while the financials subindex lost 0.2 per cent.

TSMC, the world's top contact chip maker, jumped 0.9 per cent.

The Taiwan dollar firmed NT$0.049 to NT$31.701 per US dollar.


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