Singapore shares open 0.99% lower on Friday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (July 29), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,889.6 in early trade, down 0.99 per cent, or -29.02 points.

Around 102.9 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 82 to 40.