Taiwan shares close up 0.36%

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/10/20
By: Yang Kai-hsiang and Lilian Wu

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan reached a 15-month high in mid-session Thursday on the back of 201610200011t0001a strong performance by electronics and plastics shares.

The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TAIEX) closed up 33.25 points, or 0.36 percent to finish the day at 9,317.24 on a turnover of NT$63.60 billion (US$2.02 billion).

Boosted by plastics and electronics shares, the weighted index reached 9,331.89 mid-session, the highest point for 15 months, before falling slightly at close of trade.

Shares in Formosa Plastic Corp. (台塑) finished at NT$85, up 3.41 percent, while Nan Ya Plastics Corp. (南亞) closed at NT$65, up 1.72 percent.     [FULL  STORY]

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