Singapore shares open 1.41% higher on Wednesday

SGX Centre 1 (left) at Shenton Way Road.
SGX Centre 1 (left) at Shenton Way Road. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Wednesday (March 2), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,720.34 in early trade, up 1.41 per cent, or 37.95 points.

Around 218.6 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 180 to 22.