Singapore shares open 0.12% lower on Friday

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) Centre at Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) Centre at Shenton Way.PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (May 19), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,217.84 in early trade, down 0.12% per cent, or 3.82 points.

Around 43.9 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 63 to 45.