Singapore shares open 1.56% higher on Friday

Singapore shares extended their losing streak since the start of the week. The benchmark Straits Times Index slid 19.66 points, or 0.68 per cent, to 2,882.04.
Singapore shares extended their losing streak since the start of the week. The benchmark Straits Times Index slid 19.66 points, or 0.68 per cent, to 2,882.04.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Friday (Nov 11), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,834.09 in early trade, up 1.56 per cent, or 44.21 points.

Around 62.7 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 86 to 46.