The TAIEX increased 1480 points or 10.05% since the beginning of 2021, according to trading on a contract for difference (CFD) that tracks this benchmark index from Taiwan. Historically, the Taiwan Stock Market (TWSE) reached an all time high of 16579.17 in February of 2021. The Taiwan Stock Exchange TAIEX Index is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of all listed common shares traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. It is a capitalization-weighted index. The TAIEX has a base value of 100 as of January 1, 1966.