Singapore shares open 0.70% lower on Friday

SGX Centre.
SGX Centre.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (April 22), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,940.09 in early trade, down 0.70 per cent, or 20.69 points.

Around 71.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 84 to 53.