US dollar closes higher on Taipei forex trading


TAIPEI–The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar yesterday, gaining NT$0.03 to close at NT$30.760. Turnover totaled US$789 million during the trading session.

The greenback opened at NT$30.800 and moved between NT$30.530 and NT$30.820 before the close.

Dealers said the rise in the U.S. dollar largely reflected the appreciation of the greenback against other Asian currencies in the regional markets.