Singapore shares open 0.28% higher on Thursday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,870.57 in early trade, up 0.28 per cent, or 8.19 points.

Around 47. 1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 92 to 44.