Arima Optoelectronics Corp. (6289) Increases 0.83% on Nov 22

November 22, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Shares of Arima Optoelectronics Corp. (TPE:6289) last traded at 2.43, representing a move of 0.83%, or 0.02 per share, on volume of 64,000 shares. After opening the trading day at 2.42, shares of Arima Optoelectronics Corp. traded in a close range. Arima Optoelectronics Corp. currently has a total float of 269.26 million shares and on average sees shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 1.5 and high of 3.77.

TWSE: Giving Taiwan A Global Identity

Taiwan is one of the fastest-growing countries in Asia in terms of economic prospects. Its trade and commerce industry plays an important role in the continuous success of the broader Asian trade and commerce environment. Active trades is one of the main subject of Arima Optoelectronics Corp. interest there. The country’s compelling corporate governance is what makes Asia the great region that it is today.

The Stock Exchange

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) is the primary stock exchange in Taiwan that was founded on October 23, 1961. However, the official operations did not begin until February 9, 1962. The TWSE is owned by the TWSE Corp. and is regulated under the country’s Financial Supervisory Commission.

As of December 31, 2013, there are more than 800 companies listed on the TWSE, bringing its overall market capitalization to NT$24.52 million. And Arima Optoelectronics Corp. is one of them.

The TWSE is composed of various sectors but the technology industry appears to be thriving the most. Taiwan is home to some of the biggest electronics contract manufacturers worldwide such as the Hon Hai Precision Industry and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC).

Pre-market trading on the TWSE begins at 7:40 a.m. and lasts for an hour, ending at 8:40 a.m. It is then followed by regular trading that begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts for four hours and 45 minutes, ending at 1:45 p.m. Lastly, post-market trading begins at 2:00 p.m. and lasts fot an hour, ending at 3:00 p.m.

The Index

The Taiwan Capitalization-Weighted Stock Index (TAIEX) is the benchmark index in Taiwan. It tracks all the stocks listed on the TWSE with the exception of full-delivery stocks, preferred stocks, and those that have not been listed for at least one calendar month. Consequently, the TAIEX is a strong indicator of the health of the Taiwanese economy.

While the TAIEX had first been published in 1967, its base value of 100 points has a base date of 1966.

The TAIEX has an all-time high of 10,202.20 points, which was last seen in 2000. The surge during that time was primarily driven by the gradual recovery of the Taiwanese economy after suffering from a significant meltdown caused by the earthquake that had hit Taiwan in 1999.

On the other hand, its all-time low of 3,446.26 points was last seen in 2001. The TAIEX had dipped to that level a month after the terrorist attacks in the US, a tragedy commonly known as 9/11. The bombing of the twin towers had led to a widespread panic among investors that rippled all over the world. As for Taiwan, its export industry had largely been affected. Arima Optoelectronics Corp. did not spread the panic.

Asia is widely expected to make up roughly 26% of the global financial wealth by 2019. With Taiwan carrying out its own growth potentials, it is one of the biggest contributors to this prospective feat. This is why the TWSE is one of the most interesting equity markets today. Investments will surely lead to valuable returns, an important consideration for short-term and long-term investors alike.

More news for Arima Optoelectronics Corp. (TPE:6289) were recently published by:, which released: “Yole reports replacements for sapphire substrates are growing trend in LED …” on May 01, 2014.‘s article titled: “Arima Optoelectronics to sell up to 5.98 mln shares in photoelectric tech firm at T$54.19 per share” and published on April 25, 2017 is yet another important article.

Arima Optoelectronics Corp. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of light emitting diodes wafers and LED chips. The company has market cap of $654.30 million. The Firm is also involved in the provision of technical support and after sale services of LED wafers and LED chips. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s LED products are mainly used in displays, automobiles, consumer electronics, communication products, information products and indicator lamps.

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