Local market ends higher at 9,641.9 after NYC jump
Shares in Taiwan closed up Tuesday as investors took hints from a jump on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
The weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange closed up 41.58 points, or 0.43 percent, at 9,641.9, after moving between 9,613.13 and 9,653.97. Turnover totaled NT$90.58 billion (US$2.91 billion) during the session.
All categories of shares moved up, led by petrochemical stocks which spiked on an increase in crude oil prices.
Among high- tech stocks, shares of smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co. ( ) gained 0.92 percent to end at NT$2,755.