Singapore shares open 0.03% higher on Tuesday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Tuesday (Aug 23), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,842.17 in early trade, up 0.03 per cent, or 0.98 points.

Around 161.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers and losers both at 53.