Taiwan Stocks: AU Optronics, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings

Taiwan’s Taiex index fell 33.09, or 0.4 percent, to 7,851.31 at the 1:30 p.m. close of Taipei trading, the second day of declines.

AU Optronics Corp. (2409) , Taiwan’s second-largest maker of liquid-crystal displays, gained 0.4 percent to NT$29.05, the first advance in three days, after it said unconsolidated sales in August rose 13 percent to NT$41.7 billion from a year earlier, according to a statement to the stock exchange yesterday.

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd. (YZJSGD) , the first Chinese-owned company to list in Taiwan, had its Taiwan depositary receipts rise by the daily limit of 6.9 percent to NT$20.10 on the first day of trading from the initial offering price of NT$18.80.

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