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Taiwan: Stocks fall along with other regional markets


[TAIPEI] Taiwan stocks fell on Tuesday along with other regional markets, weighed down by profit-taking pressure in Apple Inc's suppliers such as Pegatron .

As of 0116 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.3 per cent to 8,551.00 points. It closed 1.5 per cent higher at 8,573.72 on Monday.

The electronics subindex sank 0.2 per cent, while the financials subindex gained 0.2 per cent.

Pegatron and Hon Hai Precision, major assemblers of the new iPhone 6s, were off 1.5 per cent and 0.2 per cent, respectively. They were among the big winners on Monday.


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