Singapore shares open 2.01% lower on Monday

SGX Centre.
SGX Centre.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Monday (Aug 24), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,911.23 in early trade, down 2.01 per cent, or 59.78 points.

Around 45.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 198 to 6.