Singapore shares open 0.87% lower on Tuesday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Tuesday (August 2), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,867.2 in early trade, down 0.87 per cent, or 25.32 points.

Around 74.6 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 91 to 69.