Singapore shares open 0.4% lower on Friday

Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way.
Singapore Exchange Centre at Shenton Way. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (Aug 18), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,225.94 in early trade, down 0.4 per cent, or 12.94 points.

About 51.9 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 107 to 34.