Singapore shares open 0.87% lower on Monday

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 Monday (Dec 21), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,828.14 in early trade, down 0.87 per cent, or 24.7 points.

Around 29 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 89 to 22.