Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Taiwan, the gained 1.35%.
The best performers of the session on the were Hiyes International Co Ltd (TW:), which rose 10.00% or 4.40 points to trade at 48.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Lite-On Semiconductor Corp (TW:) added 9.98% or 4.00 points to end at 44.10 and Pan Jit International Inc (TW:) was up 9.95% or 4.20 points to 46.40 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Space Shuttle Hi-Tech Co Ltd (TW:), which fell 6.90% or 0.90 points to trade at 12.15 at the close. Sun Race Sturmey-Archer Inc (TW:) declined 5.91% or 4.30 points to end at 68.40 and AOPEN Inc (TW:) was down 5.56% or 1.30 points to 22.10.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 523 to 146 and 73 ended unchanged.
Shares in Hiyes International Co Ltd (TW:) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 10.00% or 4.40 to 48.40. Shares in Pan Jit International Inc (TW:) rose to 5-year highs; up 9.95% or 4.20 to 46.40.
Crude oil for May delivery was up 0.14% or 0.09 to $ 65.64 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.09% or 0.06 to hit $ 69.58 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.07% or 1.00 to trade at $ 1356.00 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was down 0.21% to 29.029, while TWD/CNY fell 0.32% to 0.2158.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 88.55.
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