Singapore shares open 0.44% lower on Tuesday

Pedestrian walking past the Singapore Exchange (SGX) signage outside the SGX Centre.
Pedestrian walking past the Singapore Exchange (SGX) signage outside the SGX Centre.PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Tuesday (Aug 29), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,253.35 in early trade, down 0.44 per cent, or 14.27 points.

About 142.9 million shares exchanged hands.

Losers beat gainers 110 to 51.