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Newsletter No002

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Newsletter No: 002

August 1, 2004

I. News and Events

1.Initiation of consolidated financial supervision
2.Contribution of Capital Market Task Force
3.Permitting securities investment trust enterprises to issue asset-allocated umbrella funds
4.Permitting foreign investors to engage in trading of long positions as the hedge
5.Launch of TWIS (Taiwan Stock Exchange Information Switch System)
6.GreTai Securities Market's promotion of its bond market
Loosening the ceiling of managed futures enterprises in utilizing discretionary trading funds
8.Relaxing of capital utilization of futures proprietary merchants and futures commission
9.merchants
10Approval of the trading of some foreign Futures Commodities

II. Market Wrap-up

As of the end of June, 672 companies were listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, the same as the previous month. The total capital issued was NT$4,780.8 billion, an increase of NT$59.3 billion over the preceding month, and the market capitalization was NT$12,641.1 billion, a decrease of NT$488.1 billion from the month before.

As of the end of June, 467 companies were listed on the GreTai Securities Market, an increase of six over the previous month. The total capital issued was NT$699 billion, an increase of NT$14.8 billion over the preceding month, and the market capitalization was NT$1,375.5 billion, a decrease of NT$86.5 billion from the previous month.

In June, the trading value of shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange was NT$1,457.1 billion, a decrease of NT$395.6 billion from the May figures, while the trading volume was 58.7 billion shares, a decrease of 14.7 billions shares compared with the same figures of May.

As of the end of June, the accumulated net inward remittance of foreign investors was US$71.8 billion, a decrease of US$743 million from May. There are 150 securities firms, 23 futures commission merchants, 43 securities investment trust enterprises, and 213 securities investment consulting enterprises.

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