Singapore shares open 0.97% lower on Thursday

Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.
Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Thursday (May 18), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,192.97 in early trade, down 0.97 per cent, or 31.13 points.

Around 65.4 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 136 to 21.