Singapore shares open 1.04% higher on Tuesday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Tuesday (Oct 6), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,880.87 in early trade, up 1.04 per cent, or 29.62 points.

Around 109.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 120 to 29.