TWSE Announces Foreign Investors Overbought NT$29b Last Week

Securities representing the highest overbought position was AU Optronics Corp; Cathay Financial Holding was the most oversold.

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) announced today that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$29.33 billion during the week of 27 June – 1 July 1, 2016. This represented the difference between NT$127.40 billion securities bought and NT$98.07 billion securities sold.

The accumulated net overbought position by foreign investors, during the period to 1 July 2016, was NT$ 187.72 billion. This represented the difference between NT$ 3,044.92 billion securities bought and NT$ 2,857.20 billion securities sold.

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The market capitalisation of the shareholdings of foreign investors was NT$10,138.88 billion as of 1 July 2016, or 39.51% of the total market capitalisation, up NT$363.09 billion compared with a week ago.

Securities reporting the highest overbought positions by foreign investors were: AU Optronics Corp, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, and Innolux Corp. Those reporting the highest oversold positions by foreign investors were: Cathay Financial Holding Co Ltd, Shin Kong Financial Co Ltd, and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.

Finance Magnates last reported on the TWSE earlier in June when it reported a flourishing ETF market, accounting for a 10 percent turnover after the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) amended its regulations to allow the listing of more diverse exchange-traded products in 2014.

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