Singapore shares open 0.17% higher on Wednesday

The SGX has been hit by the global shrinking of the IPO pipeline as well as the rise of alternative financing, but it is "not sitting still", said Mr Ong Ye Kung. It has implemented measures such as a minimum trading price and the establishment of th
The SGX building at Shenton Way.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened 0.17 per cent higher on Wednesday (Oct 19), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,835.4 in early trade, up 0.17 per cent, or 4.79 points.

Around 119.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 111 to 48.