TAIPEI Dec 2 Taiwan stocks fell to a one-week
low on Friday, tracking overnight declines on the Wall Street
and other regional bourses, pulled down by tech heavyweights
such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC).
As of 0154 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 1.05
percent at 9,165.90 points, its lowest since Nov. 25. In the
previous session, the index closed higher at 9,263.53.
The electronics subindex dropped as much as 1.5
percent, while the financials subindex lost up to 0.6
TSMC, the world's biggest contract chip maker, lost as much
as 2.7 percent. Hon Hai Precision Industry, a key
supplier to Apple Inc, slid as much as 1.3 percent.
The Taiwan dollar softened T$0.077 to T$31.969 per
(Reporting by Faith Hung; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)