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Taiwan stocks - Factors to watch - Oct 3

TAIPEI, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Following are news items and media reports that may affect the Taiwan stock market.

REUTERS HEADLINES > Google withdraws patent complaint against Apple

> Sumitomo to invest in massive U.S. solar project

> Samsung allowed to sell Galaxy Tab in US

> Reuters global markets roundup

MEDIA REPORTS

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-- Pegatron

has begun trial production for Apple's

Macbook Air, it may share the orders with Quanta

and Hon Hai in 2013. (Commercial Times) -- AU Optronics

received 50 percent more orders for Apple's iPad Mini, to 3 million units a month, after improving a light leakage problem; the company may see a record high in revenue in September. (Economic Daily)

-- DRAM chip maker ProMos Technology will axe 1,300 jobs due to worse than expected orders, leaving only around one hundred people. The company will change to an IC design company. (Economic Daily)

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INSTRUMENT LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 1445.75 0.09% 1.260 USD/JPY 78.22 0.1% 0.080 10-YR US TSY YLD 1.6215 -- 0.002 SPOT GOLD 1772.74 -0.13% -2.260 US CRUDE 91.6 -0.32% -0.290 DOW JONES 13482.36 -0.24% -32.75 ASIA ADRS 120.13 -0.22% -0.26

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TAIWAN ADRS COMPANY RIC PCT CHANGE TSMC +0.63 UMC +1.45 Advanced Semi Engineering +1.83 AU Optronics +1.98 Chunghwa Telecom -0.25 Siliconware +0.89 Philadelpia semicon index +0.48

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