Singapore shares open 0.86% higher on Thursday

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 Thursday (March 2), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,149.78 in early trade, up 0.86 per cent, or 27.01 points.

Around 73.2 million shares exchanged hands.

Gainers beat losers beat gainers 115 to 29.