At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted gained 0.88%.
The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were Tri Ocean Text (TW:1472), which rose 10.00% or 1.30 points to trade at 14.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Lily Textile (TW:1443) added 10.00% or 0.47 points to end at 5.17 and Holystone (TW:3026) was up 9.99% or 3.80 points to 41.85 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Sincere (TW:2605), which fell 4.10% or 0.90 points to trade at 21.05 at the close. Chia Hsin Ceme (TW:1103) declined 4.02% or 0.45 points to end at 10.75 and Sino Horizon (TW:2923) was down 3.70% or 0.80 points to 20.85.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 571 to 181 and 120 ended unchanged.
Shares in Holystone (TW:3026) rose to 52-week highs; rising 9.99% or 3.80 to 41.85.
Crude oil for June delivery was up 0.24% or 0.12 to $50.83 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.21% or 0.11 to hit $53.10 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.22% or 2.80 to trade at $1281.00 a troy ounce.
USD/TWD was down 0.28% to 30.320, while TWD/CNY unchanged 0.00% to 0.2258.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 99.70.
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