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Taiwan stocks open flat; panel makers edge up

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

The main TAIEX index opened up 4.8 points at 7,456.51. Panel makers

were among the biggest gainers after a media report that they would see revenues rise in the fourth quarter.

The Taiwan dollar was up by T$0.162 to trade at T$29.270.

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

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(Reporting by Jonathan Standing)

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