Singapore shares open 1.36% lower 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 lower on Monday (Jan 18), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,594.88 in early trade, down 1.36 per cent, or 35.88 points.

Around 71.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 134 to 29