Singapore shares open 0.16% higher on Friday

SGX Centre 1 at Shenton Way Road in the Raffles Place District.
SGX Centre 1 at Shenton Way Road in the Raffles Place District.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Friday (May 5), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,233.66 in early trade, up 0.16 per cent, or 5.04 points.

Around 121.4 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 99 to 71.