Taiwan Stock Exchange
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE; Chinese: 臺灣證券交易所; pinyin: Táiwān Zhèngquàn Jiāoyì Suǒ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-oân Chèng-kǹg Kau-e̍k-só͘) 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.
|Founded||23 October 1961|
|Owner||Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation|
|Key people||Hsu Jan-yau (Chairman)|
Lee Chi-hsien (President)
|Currency||New Taiwan dollar|
|No. of listings||898|
|Indices||Taiwan Weighted (TAIEX)|
|Taiwan Stock Exchange|
|Alternative Chinese name|
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.
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.