Singapore shares open 0.79% higher on Thursday

SGX Centre.
SGX Centre.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday (Feb 25), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,640.75 in early trade, up 0.79 per cent, or 20.79 points.

Around 71 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 112 to 25.