Singapore shares open 0.43% higher on Wednesday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Wednesday (Aug 30), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,263.44 in early trade, up 0.43 per cent, or 14.1 points.

About 84.6 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 79 to 50.