Singapore shares open 0.60% higher on Thursday

A logo of the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) at its premises in the financial district of Singapore.
A logo of the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) at its premises in the financial district of Singapore.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Thursday (Jan 5), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 2,938.91  in early trade, up 0.60 per cent, or 17.6 points.

Around 43.1 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers 92 to 37.