Singapore shares open 0.21% higher on Friday

SGX Centre 1 at Shenton Way Road in the Raffles Place District.
SGX Centre 1 at Shenton Way Road in the Raffles Place District.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Friday (Jan 13), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,999.35  in early trade, up 0.21 per cent, or 6.35 points.

Around 48.5 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 55 to 47.