August 8, 2011 / 1:10 AM / 9 years ago

Taiwan stocks fall on U.S. woes; HTC gains

 TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Taiwan stocks fell 1.06 percent on
Monday, joining other Asian bourses lower after a downgrade of
the U.S. credit rating.   	
 The main TAIEX index opened down 83.53 points at
7,769.60, after plunging 5.6 percent on Friday to its lowest
close in almost a year.	
 The heavily weighted electronics sub-index was off
1.34 percent and financial shares shed 1.33 precent.  	
 Smartphone maker HTC  climbed 1 perent. It
reported late on Friday that July sales jumped 83.3 percent from
a year ago.       	
 The Taiwan dollar was flat at T$29.025.	
 	
 ASIA-PACIFIC STOCK MARKET REPORTS: 	
Pan-Asia......  Japan........  S.Korea.... 	
S.E. Asia............  Hong Kong...  China...... 	
Australia/NZ.........  India.......  	
 OTHER MARKETS:	
Wall Street........... Gold......... Currency.. 
Eurostocks........... Oil........... JP bonds... 
ADR Report.......... LME metals.. US bonds... 
Stocks News US... Stocks News Europe... 	
 DIARIES:    	
U.S. earnings diary  Wall Street Week Ahead   
Global Week Ahead      World forecasts   
Asia Macro data      
 TOP NEWS:	
Asian company news      U.S. company news    
European company news  Forex news           
Global economy news  Technology, media    
Financial services     Political risk         
A multimedia version of Reuters Top News is available at:	
http://topnews.session.rservices.com         	
 LIVE PRICES & DATA:	
World Stocks      <0#.INDEX>   Currency rates      	
Dow Jones/NASDAQ    Nikkei                	
FTSE 100                  Debt     <0#USBMK=> 	
Taiwan dollar              LME price overview    	
 TAIWAN EQUITY MARKET:	
Taiwan equity market  
TAIEX    	
Other indices <0#.INX.TW>  
TAISDAQ  	
TAIMEX Taiwan index futures <0#TX:> 	
MSCI Taiwan index   	
SIMEX Taiwan index futures <0#STW:>	
FTSE TW50 index 	
	
 (Reporting by Faith Hung; Editing by Ken Wills)	
 
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