Singapore shares open 0.46% higher on Tuesday

Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.
Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Tuesday (May 17), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,748.53 in early trade, up 0.46 per cent, or 12.47 points.

Around 251.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 113 to 38.