By: Tien Yu-bin and Christie Chen
Taipei, March 14 (CNA) Net buying of Taiwanese stocks by foreign investors had reached NT$55.95 billion (US$1.71 billion) this year as of Friday, the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. (TWSE) said Monday.
As of March 11, foreign investors held NT$9.87 trillion in shares on the market, or 38.76 percent of the total value of all listed stocks. The figure represents an increase of NT$107.33 billion from the March 4 total.
Foreign investors’ top three net buying targets by volume were China Development Financial Holding (中華開發金控) with 56,061,000 shares, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (台積電) with 47,901,000 shares and AU Optronics Corp. (友達) with 47,094,000 shares, the TWSE said. [FULL STORY]