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Newsletter No013

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Newsletter No: 013

July 1, 2005

I. News and Events 

(1) To amend regulations Governing Securities Firms

(2) To strengthen the disclosure of public tender offer information

(3) Additional foreign OTC market business opened to securities investment trust funds and discretionary investment services

(4) Relaxation of the permitted ratio of investments in foreign futures exchange futures or options by securities investment trust funds issued domestically for purposes of investing in foreign securities

(5) To decrease coupon rate of TAIFEX 10-Year Government Bond Futures

(6) Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) raises weight of Taiwan index from close of May

(7) FSC holds roadshow 

II. Market Wrap-up

As of the end of May, 700 companies were listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, same as the previous month. The total capital issued was NT$5,069.79 billion, an decrease of NT$13.61 billion over the preceding month, and the market capitalization was NT$13,871.57 billion, a increase of NT$469.55 billion over the preceding month.

As of the end of May, 486 companies were listed on the GreTai Securities Market, an increase of three against the previous month. The total capital issued was NT$647.08 billion, a increase of NT$13.51 billion against the preceding month, and the market capitalization was NT$1,200.48 billion, a increase of NT$39.39 billion against the previous month.

In May, the trading value of shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange was NT$1,309.17 billion, an increase of NT$116.98 billion over the previous month, while the trading volume was 46.25 billion, an increase of 2.89 billion shares compared with the previous month.

As of the end of May, the accumulated net inward remittance of foreign investors was US$91.03 billion, an increase of US$3.38 billion over April. There are currently 145 securities firms, 23 futures commission merchants, 45 securities investment trust enterprises and 219 securities investment consulting enterprises.

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