Singapore shares open 0.02% higher on Wednesday

The Singapore Exchange at 2 Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange at 2 Shenton Way.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Wednesday (August 17), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,859.39 in early trade, up 0.02 per cent, or 0.59 points.

Around 43.4 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat  losers 75 to 67.