Singapore shares open 0.29% higher on Monday

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 Monday (Jan 9), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,962.63 in early trade, up 0.29 per cent, or 8.49 points.

Around 36 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 71 to 37.