Singapore shares open 0.42% lower on Monday

Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.
Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Monday (May 16), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,723.31 in early trade, down 0.42 per cent, or 11.6 points.

Around 200.8 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 89 to 53.