Taiwan stocks up; LCD makers gain

TAIPEI, Oct 3: Taiwan stocks rose 0.11 percent on Wednesday, with LCD makers among the biggest gainers, up 0.43 percent.
AU Optronics advanced 1.41 percent, after a media report that it has received 50 percent more orders for Apple’s iPad Mini after improving a light leakage problem. Rival Chimei Innolux was up 1.46 percent.
The main TAIEX index rose 8.8 points to 7,727.48, after ending up 0.56 percent.
Electronics shares edged up 0.21 percent, while banking counters were flat.
The Taiwan dollar was up by T$0.065 to trade at T$29.32.
Foreign investors were net buyers on Tuesday, picking up T$3.6 billion.


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