June 8, 2017 / 6:21 AM / 7 months ago

Taiwan stocks edge up; investors cautious ahead of global events

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Taiwan stocks ended slightly higher on Thursday, but gains were
limited as caution prevailed ahead of global events including
the UK elections, a policy meeting of the European Central Bank
and congressional testimony by former FBI director James Comey.
    The main TAIEX index         rose 0.2 percent to close at
10,226.78, after ending nearly unchanged on Wednesday.
    The index is hovering around multi-year highs, and will be
at intraday levels not seen in 27 years if it breaches 10,393
    The electronics subindex         rose 0.4 percent, while the
financials subindex settled 0.2 percent higher.
    The Taiwan dollar was at around T$30.098 to the U.S. dollar
ahead of early afternoon trade, slightly weaker than its
previous session close of T$30.095.  

 (Reporting by J.R. Wu; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)
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