Singapore shares open 0.2% higher on Friday

The SGX logo in SGX Centre, Singapore.
The SGX logo in SGX Centre, Singapore.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Friday (March 31), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,179.53 in early trade, up 0.2 per cent, or 6.29 points.

Around 304.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 124 to 53.