Taiwan Stock Exchange
臺灣證券交易所
TypeStock exchange
LocationTaipei, Taiwan
Founded23 October 1961; 59 years ago (1961-10-23)
OwnerTaiwan Stock Exchange Corporation
Key peopleHsu Jan-yau (Chairman)
Lee Chi-hsien (President)
CurrencyNew Taiwan dollar
No. of listings898
IndicesTaiwan Weighted (TAIEX)
Websitewww.twse.com.tw
Taiwan Stock Exchange
Traditional Chinese臺灣證券交易所
Simplified Chinese台湾证券交易所
Alternative Chinese name
Traditional Chinese證交所
Simplified Chinese证交所

The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE; Chinese: 臺灣證券交易所) is a financial institution, located in Taipei 101, in Taipei, Taiwan. The TWSE was established in 1961 and began operating as a stock exchange on 9 February 1962. It is regulated by the Financial Supervisory Commission.

As of 31 December 2013, the Taiwan Stock Exchange had 809 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of NT$ 24,519,622 million.[1]

The exchange broadcasts before-hour information from 7:40 to 8:40. Then it has normal trading sessions from 09:00 to 13:45 and fixed price post-market sessions from 14:00 to 15:00 on all days of the week except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays declared by the exchange in advance.[2]

Leadership

The current chairman of the TWSE is Hsu Jan-yau. The President is Lee Chi-hsien.[3]

Indices

The Taiwan Capitalization Weighted Stock Index (TAIEX) is the stock market index that measures the performance of aggregate listed stocks on TWSE; it is the most prominent and most frequently quoted index of stock performance of Taiwanese public companies.[citation needed]

See also

References

  1. ^ TWSE. "TWSE 臺灣證券交易所 ﹥關於證交所 ﹥新聞資訊 ﹥證交所新聞". twse.com.tw.
  2. ^ Market Hours, Taiwan Stock Exchange via Wikinvest
  3. ^ "Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp". twse.com.tw.