Singapore shares open 1.01% higher on Monday

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) centre in Singapore.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) centre in Singapore.PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Monday (Jan 25), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,604.59 in early trade, up 1.01 per cent, or 27.5 points.

Around 55.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 104 to 26.