Markets - Taiwan

Investing in Taiwan Stock Market


Taiwan Market at a glance

Small island, great engine of the electronic world

Taiwan is known as one of the "Four Asian Tigers" alongside Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea. It has an export-driven economy that is highly competitive and with great development potential. Taiwan’s high competitiveness, incorporating a strong ability to innovate, stems from the island's excellent technological infrastructure and talented human resources.

Manufacturing has been driving the economic development of Taiwan. With years of effort in enhancing industrial competitiveness, Taiwan has become the global centre for high-tech products especially IC foundries and flat panel displays. It also has a leading global market share in many products (including notebook, tablets, desktops, IC packages, motherboards, blank optical disks, and mask ROMs).

Ranked 18th among the world’s top stock markets, the Taiwan Stock Exchange hosts a number of major companies in the electronics, high-tech gadgets, computers and mobile devices.

Due to its location in the growing Asian region and given its track record in technology innovation, Taiwan attracts a constant flow global investment. If you are looking to invest in the high-tech and electronics sectors, Taiwan could be an attractive inclusion in your diversification strategy.

Here are some of the major companies listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange

  • Acer Inc
  • Advance Power Electronics
  • Altek Corpo
  • Billion Electric Company
  • Cathay Financial Holding
  • D-Link Corp

Why invest in Taiwan stock market?

  • Benefit from the growing trades with China and ASEAN countries
  • Excellent technological infrastructure and skilled human resources
  • Technology companies in Taiwan have large stakes in the global markets such as computers, LCDs, semiconductors, mobile phones, etc.
  • Strong domestic demand - Taiwan beats Japan and South Korea in purchasing power per capita

To invest in the Taiwan Stock Exchange, you can use the Monex Securities Australia multi-market platform. This easy to use platform gives you access to more than 50,000 listed securities in 12 global markets including the US, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Open an account and start investing in the Taiwan stock market


Market Basic (Data Source: WFE December 2018)

Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) 

  • Market Capitalization: $959 (USD Billion) 
  • No. of Listed Companies: 945

Exchange Trading Hours

Market Taiwan Time  Australia Time (AEST Summer) Australia Time (AEST Winter)
Normal Trading         9:00 am – 1:30 pm 12:00 pm – 4:30: pm 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

What does Monex Securities Australia Offer?


The Monex trading platform provides exposure to the Taiwan stock market. The symbol lookup tool helps you find all stocks listed on the TWSE.


Brokerage fees start at NTD 800 (approximately USD $25and are capped at 0.30% of the total order size. Full list of fees can be found at Fees and Charges.

Order Types

We provide a collection of powerful online trading order types to fit your strategy. Simply pre-set your orders and let our system do the work for you. Order types include: Market order, Limit order, Sell stop-limit order, two-way sell order and Chain orders.


Watchlists are a perfect tool to help you keep a close eye on your  international investments. Our platform allows you to add stocks across to markets to one watchlist.