Singapore shares open 0.44% lower on Friday

SGX Centre 1 at Shenton Way Road in the Raffles Place District.
SGX Centre 1 at Shenton Way Road in the Raffles Place District.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (March 3), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,122.64 in early trade, down 0.44 per cent, or 13.84 points.

Around 57.2 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 65 to 49.