Singapore shares open 0.83% higher on Monday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Monday (August 8), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,851.68 in early trade, up 0.83 per cent, or 23.51 points.

Around 40.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 97 to 41.