Singapore shares open 0.21% higher on Monday

 A Singapore Exchange (SGX) sign sits outside its premises in the Central Business District of Singapore.
A Singapore Exchange (SGX) sign sits outside its premises in the Central Business District of Singapore.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Monday (May 8), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,236.42 in early trade, up 0.21 per cent, or 6.69 points.

Around 89.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 96 to 45.