Singapore shares open 0.45% higher on Friday

A logo of the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) at its premises in the financial district of Singapore.
A logo of the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) at its premises in the financial district of Singapore.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Friday (Jan 6), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,967.5 in early trade, up 0.45 per cent, or 13.36 points.

Around 93.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 78 to 39.