Taiwan Stocks Movers: Catcher Technology, E Ink Holdings, HTC

Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Taiwan trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the close in Taipei.

The Taiex Index fell 0.4 percent to 7,093.04, the biggest drop in a week.

Catcher Technology Co. (2474 TT) gained 1.6 percent to NT$159, the highest close since Nov. 22. The stock was raised to “buy” from “neutral” at Sinopac Securities Corp.

E Ink Holdings Inc. (8069 TT) slumped 6.9 percent to NT$35.75, the lowest close since July 1, 2009. The company’s December sales slid 84 percent from a year earlier to NT$365.7 million ($12 million).

HTC Corp. (2498 TT), Asia’s second-largest smartphone maker, retreated 5.2 percent to NT$457, the lowest close since Dec. 19. Fourth-quarter net income sank 26 percent from a year earlier to NT$11 billion, HTC said in a statement on Jan. 6.

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