Singapore shares open 0.04% higher on Friday

The New Year rally in the local market picked up pace yesterday and put the benchmark Straits Times Index within striking distance of a 12-month high.
The New Year rally in the local market picked up pace yesterday and put the benchmark Straits Times Index within striking distance of a 12-month high.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Friday (Nov 25), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,844.84 in early trade, up 0.04 per cent, or 1.12 points.

Around 106.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 52 to 38.