Singapore shares open 0.2% lower on Friday

In February last year, the Singapore Exchange proposed to mandate that all Mainboard IPO aspirants allocate at least 10 per cent of their offer shares to retail investors, up to a cap of $100 million.
In February last year, the Singapore Exchange proposed to mandate that all Mainboard IPO aspirants allocate at least 10 per cent of their offer shares to retail investors, up to a cap of $100 million. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (March 10), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,112.47 in early trade, down 0.2 per cent, or 6.37 points.

Around 73.8 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 66 to 62.