Singapore shares open 0.49% higher on Monday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Monday (Oct 16), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,319.11 in early trade, up 0.49 per cent, or 16.02 points.

About 80.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 105 to 29.