Singapore shares open 0.29% lower on Tuesday

The Singapore Exchange building in the Central Business District.
The Singapore Exchange building in the Central Business District. PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Tuesday (Dec 15), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,806.6 in early trade, down 0.29 per cent, or 8.44 points.

Around 46.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 56 to 55.