The benchmark Taiex Index fell less than 0.1 percent to 8,121.62.
Apple-related shares: Foxconn Technology Co. (2354) (2354 TT), a casing maker for Apple Inc. products, gained 1.2 percent to NT$131.50, the highest close since March 5. Radiant Opto- Electronics Corp. (6176) (6176 TT) advanced 1.1 percent to a record NT$137. Apple rose to a record after Morgan Stanley raised its share-price estimate for the stock to $720 from $515.
Banking stocks: SinoPac Financial Holdings Co. (2890) (2890 TT) increased 1.8 percent to NT$11.25. First Financial Holding Co. (2892) (2892 TT) rose 1.1 percent to NT$18.50. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said he would be willing to travel to Taiwan after he retires and encouraged banks on both sides to take stakes in each other.
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