Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Taiwan, the declined 1.09% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the were Gamma Optical Co Ltd (TW:), which rose 9.97% or 0.570 points to trade at 6.290 at the close. Meanwhile, Ene Technology Inc (TW:) added 9.77% or 1.70 points to end at 19.10 and San Chih Semiconductor Inc Ltd (TW:) was up 9.71% or 1.50 points to 16.95 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were First Steamship Co Ltd (TW:), which fell 9.98% or 0.88 points to trade at 7.94 at the close. Darwin Precisions Corp (TW:) declined 9.93% or 2.75 points to end at 24.95 and Walsin Technology Corp (TW:) was down 9.92% or 7.80 points to 70.80.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 682 to 141 and 49 ended unchanged.
Shares in San Chih Semiconductor Inc Ltd (TW:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 9.71% or 1.50 to 16.95.
Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.30% or 0.15 to $50.51 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 0.21% or 0.12 to hit $56.30 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.18% or 2.34 to trade at $1295.16 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was up 0.08% to 30.205, while TWD/CNY fell 0.05% to 0.2181.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 92.12.