TAIPEI, Sept 20 Taiwan stocks were little
changed in choppy trade on Tuesday, a day after posting their
best single-day gain since September 2015.
The main TAIEX index was down 0.1 percent at
9,144.47 as of 0202 GMT after closing 2.8 percent higher in the
It fell as much as 0.24 percent earlier on profit-taking and
tracking falls in Asian shares, before rising 0.2 percent as
sentiment remained bolstered by net foreign buying in the
The electronics subindex rose 0.2 percent, while the
financials subindex was unchanged.
Among actively traded stocks, electronics maker Hon Hai
, which led the rally in the previous session, extended
its gain and was last up 0.1 percent, while contract chipmaker
TSMC was flat.
First Financial was down 0.6 percent, while Cathay
Financial was off 0.1 percent.
The Taiwan dollar firmed T$0.101 to T$31.349 per
(Reporting by J.R. Wu; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)