Singapore shares inch slightly higher on Wednesday; STI up 0.04% to 3,235.42

The Singapore Exchange Centre in Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange Centre in Shenton Way. PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened slightly higher on Wednesday (March 6), with the Straits Times Index rising 1.35 points, or 0.04 per cent to 3,235.42 as at 9am.

Gainers outnumbered losers 68 to 44, after about 26.7 million shares worth $32.6 million shares exchanged hands.

The most actively traded counters included Cache Logistics Trust which was trading at $0.72 per unit, up 0.7 per cent or 0.5 cent with 2.4 million units traded; and Genting Singapore which was flat at $1.02 apiece, with 1.5 million shares traded.

Other active stocks included Suntec Reit which was trading at $1.94 per unit, up 1.04 per cent, or two cents; and Keppel Reit which was trading at $1.27 per unit, up 0.8 per cent, or one cent.