Singapore shares open 0.89% higher on Thursday

The Singapore Exchange building in the Central Business District.
The Singapore Exchange building in the Central Business District. PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday (Nov 19), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,911.94 in early trade, up 0.89 per cent, or 25.86 points.

Around 76 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 122 to 35.