Singapore shares open 0.51% higher on Wednesday

A man passes the SGX building in Singapore's central business district on March 24.
A man passes the SGX building in Singapore's central business district on March 24. PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Wednesday (July 20), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,934.34 in early trade, up 0.51 per cent, or 14.8 points.

Around 72 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 67 to 43.