Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Taiwan, the gained 0.25% to hit a new 52-week high.
The best performers of the session on the were Genesis Photon (TW:), which rose 9.89% or 0.28 points to trade at 3.11 at the close. Meanwhile, Tatung Co Ltd (TW:) added 9.84% or 1.50 points to end at 16.75 and Ralec Eltr (TW:) was up 9.83% or 4.70 points to 52.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tonlin Dept (TW:), which fell 5.70% or 1.65 points to trade at 27.30 at the close. Kao Hsing Chan (TW:) declined 5.17% or 0.60 points to end at 11.00 and Cheer Time (TW:) was down 4.29% or 0.45 points to 10.05.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 0 to 0.
Shares in Tatung Co Ltd (TW:) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 9.84% or 1.50 to 16.75. Shares in Cheer Time (TW:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 4.29% or 0.45 to 10.05.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.24% or 0.13 to $ 53.05 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.20% or 0.11 to hit $ 55.33 a barrel, while the February Gold contract fell 0.65% or 7.85 to trade at $ 1202.95 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was down 0.11% to 31.341, while TWD/CNY rose 0.23% to 0.2190.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.03% at 100.30.
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