Singapore shares open 0.41% lower on Monday

SGX is set to report its quarterly results after Wednesday's market close. Trading volumes have remained challenging and market activity is expected to stay subdued going into a seasonally weak quarter.
SGX is set to report its quarterly results after Wednesday's market close. Trading volumes have remained challenging and market activity is expected to stay subdued going into a seasonally weak quarter.ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened 0.41% lower on Monday (Oct 17), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,803.77 in early trade, down 0.41 per cent, or 11.47 points.

Around 169.7 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 85 to 69.