Singapore shares open 0.19% higher on Monday

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) Centre at Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) Centre at Shenton Way. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Monday (Aug 21), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,258.09 in early trade, up 0.19 per cent, or 6.1 points.

About 119.9 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 97 to 80.