Singapore shares open 0.45% higher on Thursday

SGX Centre at Shenton Way.
SGX Centre at Shenton Way.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday (Oct 15), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,997.46 in early trade,  up 0.45 per cent, or 13.54 points.

Around 40.2 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 64 to 48.