Singapore shares open 0.27% higher on Tuesday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Tuesday (August 16), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,875.2 in early trade, up 0.27 per cent, or 7.99 points.

Around 36.3 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat  losers 68 to 39.