Singapore shares open 0.17% higher on Tuesday

The Singapore Exchange at 2 Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange at 2 Shenton Way.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares open 0.17% higher on Tuesday (Sept 6), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,856.71 in early trade, up 0.17 per cent, or 4.97 points.

Around 43.3 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 65 to 39.