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Taiwan: Stocks hit 27-year high; techs jump


[TAIPEI] Taiwan stocks rose to their highest in 27 years on Thursday, buoyed by technology shares.

As of 0116 GMT, the main TAIEX index was up 0.3 per cent at 10,381.01. Earlier in the session, it hit 10,397.04, its highest since April 1990.

The index closed up 0.2 per cent on Wednesday.

The electronics subindex rose as much as 0.5 per cent, while the financials subindex dropped up to 0.1 per cent.


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