Taiwan Weighted Index

Taiwan Weighted Index

An index tracking all common stocks that trade on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. The index is weighted for market capitalization; that is, price changes in stocks with higher market caps will affect the index more than stocks with lower market caps. The index's base year is 1966. See also: Taiwan Capitalization Weighted Index.
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Key benchmark indices in China, Singapore, South Korea and Hong Kong ended higher by 0.53 per cent to 2.72 per cent while Taiwan weighted index eased by 0.23 per cent.
The Taiwan Weighted Index dropped 1.31% to close at 3,446.26 while Singapore's Straits Times Index slipped 1.12% to end at 1,335.26, down from the day's high of 1,360.
Descriptive Statistics: Taiwan Weighted Index Weekly Rates of Return, Jan.
To check the robustness of our results, we tried different specifications for the conditional volatility equation with p [less than or equal to] 2 and q [less than or equal to] 2, and found that MA(1)-GARCH(1, 1) is the most parsimonious representation of the Taiwan Weighted Index returns.(4) The results are presented in Table 2.
These provide further evidence that liberalization has reduced the volatility of the Taiwan Weighted Index.
Post-liberalization, the Taiwan Weighted Index is less volatile and is more efficient in processing information.
The Taiwan weighted index fell 5% to close at 3,952.49, marking the first time it has fallen below 4,000 since 1993.
The Taiwan Weighted Index was off 0.9% at one stage in morning trade, but South Korea's KOSPI Index was up 0.7%.

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