Singapore shares open 0.80% lower on Friday

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) centre in Singapore.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) centre in Singapore.PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,935.32 in early trade, down 0.80 per cent, or 23.69 points.

Around 51.4 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 111 to 22.