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Newsletter No: 003

September 1, 2004

I. News and Events

1.Taiwan Futures Exchange launched 10 equity options
2.The Securities and Futures Bureau, Financial Supervisory Commission, Executive Yuan elucidated on its organization adjustment and future work highlights
3.TSCD launched a new system to streamline settlement workflows

II. Market Wrap-up

As of the end of July, 676 companies were listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, an increase of four over the previous month. The total capital issued was NT$4,876.3 billion, an increase of NT$95.6 billion over the preceding month, and the market capitalization was NT$11,766.1 billion, a decrease of NT$875 billion as against the preceding month.

As of the end of July, 466 companies were listed on the GreTai Securities Market, a decrease of one as against the previous month. The total capital issued was NT$680 billion, a decrease of NT$19 billion as against the preceding month, and the market capitalization was NT$1,210.4 billion, a decrease of NT$165 billion as against the previous month.

In July, the trading value of shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange was NT$1,165.1 billion, a decrease of NT$292 billion as against June, while the trading volume was 48.1 billion shares, a decrease of 10.6 billions shares compared with June.

As of the end of July, the accumulated net inward remittance of foreign investors was US$71.3 billion, a decrease of US$507 million as against June. There are currently 149 securities firms, 23 futures commission merchants, 45 securities investment trust enterprises and 215 securities investment consulting enterprises.

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