Singapore shares open 0.58% higher on Thursday

SGX Centre.
SGX Centre.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday (Oct 8), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,978.91 in early trade, up 0.58 per cent, or 17.1 points.

Around 49.9 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 86 to 39.