Singapore shares open 0.82% higher on Thursday

The SGX has been hit by the global shrinking of the IPO pipeline as well as the rise of alternative financing, but it is "not sitting still", said Mr Ong Ye Kung. It has implemented measures such as a minimum trading price and the establishment of th
The SGX building at Shenton Way.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened 0.82% higher on Thursday (Sept 22), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,874.15 in early trade, up 0.82 per cent, or 23.41 points.

Around 80.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 110 to 19.