Singapore shares open 0.84% higher on Thursday

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 higher on Thursday (April 14), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,914.83 in early trade, up 0.84 per cent, or 24.42 points.

Around 108.8 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 123 to 35.