Taiwan Dollar Rallies as Growth Makes Currency Attractive

The Taiwan dollar rose today and headed to a weekly gain on hoped that economic growth and the rally of nation’s stocks will attract more investors to the emerging economy.
The government report showed that Taiwan’s gross domestic product grew 3.04 percent in the first quarter of 2014 from a year ago, a bit more than was expected. Global funds expanded their holdings of nation’s equities by $3.1 billion this quarter. The positive developments allowed the Taiwanese currency to post the first weekly gain after two weeks of decline, but the rally was limited.
USD/TWD ticked down from 30.2220 to 30.1885 as of 13:31 GMT today.

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