Singapore shares open 0.06% lower on Wednesday

In February last year, the Singapore Exchange proposed to mandate that all Mainboard IPO aspirants allocate at least 10 per cent of their offer shares to retail investors, up to a cap of $100 million.
In February last year, the Singapore Exchange proposed to mandate that all Mainboard IPO aspirants allocate at least 10 per cent of their offer shares to retail investors, up to a cap of $100 million. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Wednesday (March 8), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,128.45 in early trade, down 0.06 per cent, or 1.99 points.

Around 81.9 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 87 to 49.