Singapore shares open 0.40% higher on Monday

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 Monday (July 18), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2937.26 in early trade, up 0.40 per cent, or 11.91 points.

Around 277.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 99 to 53.