Singapore shares open 1.16% higher on Monday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Monday (Sept 5), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,836.49 in early trade, up 1.16 per cent, or 32.57 points.

Around 59 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat  losers 103 to 34.