Singapore shares open 0.73% lower on Friday

Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.
Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (May 6), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,747.48 in early trade, down 0.73 per cent, or 20.33 points.

Around 71.3 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 66 to 56.