Taiex Index +0.4% at close; 321 stocks gain, 359 drop; gauge +1.7% in August, first monthly gain since Feb.; MSCI Asia Pacific Index -0.7% today.
- Lite-on Tech (2301 TT) +3.9%; 1H net income NT$3.24b vs NT$3.15b yr earlier
- Evergreen Marine (2603 TT) -1.8%; cut to hold vs buy at Jefferies
- Hon Hai (2317 TT) -0.8%; Hon Hai may post NT$6.1b Sharp investment loss for 2Q: Barclays. Co. due to report 1H earnings today. Sharp, Hon Hai fail to reach new terms, talks continue: Kyodo.