Singapore shares open 0.28% higher on Tuesday

The Straits Times Index ended the week up nearly 0.4 per cent to 3,133.35 as property stocks jumped on news that some property curbs are to be loosened slightly.
The Straits Times Index ended the week up nearly 0.4 per cent to 3,133.35 as property stocks jumped on news that some property curbs are to be loosened slightly.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Tuesday (May 23), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,222.44 in early trade, up 0.28 per cent, or 8.87 points.

Around 90.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 80 to 50.