Singapore shares open 0.31% higher on Friday

The Singapore Exchange at 2 Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange at 2 Shenton Way.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Friday (Aug 12), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,878.76 in early trade, up 0.31 per cent, or 8.94 points.

Around 46.8 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 91 to 37.