Singapore shares open 0.44% higher on Wednesday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,883.58 in early trade, up 0.44 per cent, or 12.8 points.

Around 104.8 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 130 to 50.