Singapore shares open 0.99% lower on Monday

SGX Centre 1 in Shenton Way.
SGX Centre 1 in Shenton Way.PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Monday (Sept 7), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,835.41 in early trade, down 0.99 per cent, or 28.40 points.

Around 96.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 131 to 33.