Taiwan shares edge lower

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/16
By: Jeffrey Wu and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Dec. 16 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan edged lower on Friday in consolidation mode,

dealers said.

The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange closed down 33.57 points, or 0.36 percent, at 9,326.78, after moving between 9,379.75 and 9,326.78. Turnover totaled NT$77.37 billion (US$2.42 billion) during the session.

The bellwether electronics sector closed down 0.59 percent, while the financial sector fell 0.03 percent.

Most large-cap stocks in the electronics sector were lackluster except for Largan Precision Co. (大立光), which rose 1.49 percent to end the day at NT$3,750.    [FULL  STORY]

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