Singapore shares open 0.23% higher on Thursday

In February last year, the Singapore Exchange proposed to mandate that all Mainboard IPO aspirants allocate at least 10 per cent of their offer shares to retail investors, up to a cap of $100 million.
In February last year, the Singapore Exchange proposed to mandate that all Mainboard IPO aspirants allocate at least 10 per cent of their offer shares to retail investors, up to a cap of $100 million. PHOTO: ST FILE
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 Thursday (Feb 23), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,129.43 in early trade, up 0.23 per cent, or 7.23 points.

Around 394.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 147 to 84.