Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Taiwan, the added 0.55%.
The best performers of the session on the were China Steel Structure Co Ltd (TW:), which rose 9.96% or 2.55 points to trade at 28.15 at the close. Meanwhile, Gigastorage Corp (TW:) added 9.96% or 0.78 points to end at 8.61 and WUS Printed Circuit Co Ltd (TW:) was up 9.94% or 1.70 points to 18.80 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Sumagh High Tech Corp (TW:), which fell 9.97% or 1.45 points to trade at 13.10 at the close. Tung Kai Technology Engineering Co Ltd (TW:) declined 9.91% or 3.65 points to end at 33.20 and Patec Precision Industry Co Ltd (TW:) was down 8.29% or 3.55 points to 39.25.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 424 to 362 and 130 ended unchanged.
Shares in Sumagh High Tech Corp (TW:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 9.97% or 1.45 to 13.10. Shares in Tung Kai Technology Engineering Co Ltd (TW:) fell to 52-week lows; down 9.91% or 3.65 to 33.20. Shares in Patec Precision Industry Co Ltd (TW:) fell to 52-week lows; down 8.29% or 3.55 to 39.25.
Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.12% or 0.08 to $67.78 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.33% or 0.25 to hit $74.53 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 5.10 to trade at $1198.20 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was up 0.36% to 30.788, while TWD/CNY rose 0.13% to 0.2232.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.27% at 95.26.