Singapore shares open 0.7% higher on Monday

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) Centre at Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) Centre at Shenton Way. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Monday (Aug 14), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,302.78 in early trade, up 0.7 per cent, or 23.06 points.

About 139.7 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 120 to 59.