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Taiwan stocks end down; Acer gains on Sept sales

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TAIPEI, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Taiwan stocks ended 0.2 percentlower on Friday, constrained by concerns over weak companyearnings, though computer maker Acer Inc

gained afterreporting a rise in September sales from the previous month.The main TAIEX indexfell 14.68 points to 7,437.04after opening flat. Acer rose 1.1 percent.

The Taiwan dollar

was 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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