– Taiwan stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , Cement and Cement & Glass sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted fell 0.52%.

The best performers of the session on the Taiwan Weighted were National Aerospace Fasteners Corp (TW:3004), which rose 9.93% or 7.30 points to trade at 80.80 at the close. Meanwhile, Universal Microelectronics Co Ltd (TW:2413) added 9.93% or 2.05 points to end at 22.70 and Green Energy Technology Inc (TW:3519) was up 9.84% or 0.24 points to 2.68 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Tatung Co (TW:2371), which fell 7.61% or 2.05 points to trade at 24.90 at the close. Tri Ocean Textile Co Ltd (TW:1472) declined 6.13% or 1.90 points to end at 29.10 and HiTi Digital Inc (TW:3494) was down 6.07% or 0.42 points to 6.50.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Taiwan Stock Exchange by 529 to 253 and 136 ended unchanged.

Shares in National Aerospace Fasteners Corp (TW:3004) rose to 3-years highs; rising 9.93% or 7.30 to 80.80.

Crude oil for February delivery was down 1.16% or 0.60 to $50.99 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 1.17% or 0.71 to hit $59.77 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.10% or 1.30 to trade at $1290.80 a troy ounce.

USD/TWD was up 0.18% to 30.851, while TWD/CNY rose 0.07% to 0.2195.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 95.222.

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