Singapore shares open 0.64% lower on Friday

SGX Centre 1 in Shenton Way.
SGX Centre 1 in Shenton Way.PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,827.59 in early trade, down 0.64 per cent, or 18.15 points.

Around 72.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 78 to 62.