Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Taiwan, the gained 0.46% to hit a new 52-week high.
The best performers of the session on the were Formosa Sumco (TW:), which rose 10.00% or 7.70 points to trade at 84.70 at the close. Meanwhile, K.S. Terminals (TW:) added 9.98% or 4.10 points to end at 45.20 and Kpt Industries (TW:) was up 9.97% or 0.70 points to 7.72 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Spirox (TW:), which fell 9.97% or 1.75 points to trade at 15.80 at the close. Casetek (TW:) declined 9.81% or 10.10 points to end at 92.90 and Genesis Photon (TW:) was down 8.36% or 0.29 points to 3.18.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 462 to 334 and 82 ended unchanged.
Shares in Formosa Sumco (TW:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 10.00% or 7.70 to 84.70. Shares in Spirox (TW:) fell to 52-week lows; down 9.97% or 1.75 to 15.80. Shares in K.S. Terminals (TW:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 9.98% or 4.10 to 45.20. Shares in Kpt Industries (TW:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 9.97% or 0.70 to 7.72.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.13% or 0.07 to $ 53.79 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 0.07% or 0.04 to hit $ 56.66 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.26% or 3.25 to trade at $ 1232.65 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was down 0.19% to 30.985, while TWD/CNY unchanged 0.00% to 0.2220.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 100.78.
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