Singapore shares open 0.81% higher on Tuesday

The Singapore Exchange Centre at 2 Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange Centre at 2 Shenton Way. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,819.54 in early trade, up 0.81 per cent, or 22.79 points.

Around 87.8 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 89 to 32.