AU Optronics (AUO -4%) has been fined $500M for its role in a 5-year LCD price-fixing...

|About: AU Optronics Corp. (AUO)|By:, SA News Editor

AU Optronics (AUO -4%) has been fined $500M for its role in a 5-year LCD price-fixing conspiracy, half of what the DOJ was seeking. Shares spiked higher on the news, but still remain off on the day. Rival LG Display (LPL -1.9%) is also trading lower.