Singapore shares open 0.13% 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 (Aug 25) , with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,873.38 in early trade, up 0.13 per cent, or 3.81 points.

Around 28.7 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 69 to 44.