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Taiwan stocks open flat; panel makers edge up

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TAIPEI, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Taiwan stocks opened flat onFriday, steadying in line with other regional bourses butconstrained by concerns over weak company earnings.

The main TAIEX indexopened up 4.8 points at7,456.51. Panel makers

were among the biggest gainersafter a media report that they would see revenues rise in thefourth quarter.

The Taiwan dollarwas up by T$0.162 to trade atT$29.270.

Foreign investors were net sellers on Thursday, cuttingtheir total buying to T$4.99 billion this month.

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(Reporting by Jonathan Standing)

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