Singapore shares open 0.21% lower on Wednesday

Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.
Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Wednesday (May 17), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,220.82 in early trade, down 0.21 per cent, or 6.89 points.

Around 56.6 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 68 to 52.