Singapore shares open 1.3% higher on Wednesday

Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.
Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Wednesday (May 25), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,786.09 in early trade, up 1.3 per cent, or 35.86 points.

Around 30.2 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 101 to 22.