Singapore shares open 0.09% higher on Thursday

SGX Centre 1 in Shenton Way.
SGX Centre 1 in Shenton Way.PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,284.00 in early trade, up 0.09 per cent, or 2.91 points.

Around 70.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 84 to 41.