Foreign investors' weekly net buying expands 15%
The China Post news staff
April 9, 2014, 12:14 am TWN
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Official data showed that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$36.45 billion during the week of March 31-April 3, increasing 15.45 percent or NT$4.88 billion from a week earlier.
Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. (TWSE) said that the net overbuying represented the difference between NT$111.02 billion in securities bought and NT$74.57 billion in securities sold. Foreign and Chinese investors bought a net NT$2.76 billion-worth of Taiwanese shares on Tuesday.
The accumulated net overbought position by foreign investors during the period year to April 3 was NT$104.98 billion. This represented the difference between NT$1,35 trillion securities bought and NT$1.25 trillion securities sold.
The market capitalization of the shareholdings of foreign investors was NT$9.02 trillion as of April 3, or 35.82 percent of the total market capitalization. This is higher by NT$150.32 billion than that of a week ago.
The three securities that reported the highest overbought positions, in terms of thousand shares by foreign investors between March 31-April 3 were: AU Optronics Corp.(AUO,友達光電), 175,229, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (台積電), 69,150, China Development Financial Holding Corp. (中華開發金控), 31,610 respectively.
The three securities that reported the highest oversold positions, in terms of thousand shares, by foreign investors during the week of March 31 to April 3 were: Taishin Financial Holding Co. (台新金控), 17,022, E.Sun Financial Holding Co. (玉山金控), 13,707, CTBC Financial Holding Co. (中信金控) 12,299 respectively.