Taiwan shares tumble in wake of Wall Street fall

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan took a nosedive in the morning session Tuesday, in reaction to a 1,175-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average overnight, dealers said.

As of 9:43 a.m., the weighted index on the Taiwan Stock Exchange had lost 370.83 points, or 3.39 percent, at 10,575.42 on turnover of NT$64.43 billion (US$2.19 billion).

Source: Fucus Taiwan