Singapore shares open 0.40% lower on Wednesday

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

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Wednesday (Aug 16), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,281.8 in early trade, down 0.40 per cent, or 13.13 points.

About 31.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 63 to 50.