Singapore shares open flat on Thursday

An SGX sign is pictured at Singapore's stock exchange.
An SGX sign is pictured at Singapore's stock exchange. PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Local stocks opened flat on Thursday (Dec 7), with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.26 point to 3,396.95 as at 9.02 am.

About 49.8 million shares worth S$97.6 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$1.96 per share.

The most actively traded counter was Polaris, which was flat at S$0.005 with 6.1 million shares changing hands. Other actives included Sincap and ComfortDelGro.

Gainers outnumbered losers 66 to 53, or about five up for every four down.