TAIPEI, May 8 Taiwan stocks rose on Monday, in
line with broader Asia, as investors breathed a sigh of relief
after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential
The main TAIEX index rose 0.1 percent to 9,910.32
points as of 0301 GMT, after losing 0.7 percent on Friday.
The semiconductor subindex was up 0.9 percent and
the electronic subindex gained 0.4 percent.
However, the transportation index lost 0.5 percent,
while the construction index slipped 0.2 percent.
Among actively traded shares, Catcher Tech , an
electronic component manufacturing company, rose 2.7 percent.
The Taiwan dollar strengthened T$0.039 to T$30.143
against the U.S. dollar.
(Reporting by Jess Macy Yu; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)