Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Taiwan, the lost 1.10%.
The best performers of the session on the were Chlitina Holding Ltd (TW:), which rose 10.00% or 18.00 points to trade at 198.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Hiyes International Co Ltd (TW:) added 9.92% or 4.80 points to end at 53.20 and Jourdeness Group Ltd (TW:) was up 9.88% or 6.40 points to 71.20 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were BizLink Holding Inc (TW:), which fell 6.52% or 18.00 points to trade at 258.00 at the close. Sumagh High Tech Corp (TW:) declined 6.06% or 2.40 points to end at 37.20 and Headway Advanced Materials Inc (TW:) was down 5.93% or 1.35 points to 21.40.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 548 to 254 and 110 ended unchanged.
Shares in Chlitina Holding Ltd (TW:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 10.00% or 18.00 to 198.00. Shares in Hiyes International Co Ltd (TW:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 9.92% or 4.80 to 53.20.
Crude oil for May delivery was down 0.89% or 0.58 to $ 64.67 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell 0.86% or 0.60 to hit $ 68.86 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.15% or 2.00 to trade at $ 1340.00 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was down 0.11% to 29.164, while TWD/CNY fell 0.09% to 0.2153.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 89.08.
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