Singapore shares open higher on Monday; STI up 0.1% to 3,273.16

The Singapore Exchange Centre in Shenton Way.
The Singapore Exchange Centre in Shenton Way.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - Singapore stocks opened stronger on Monday (Feb 25), with the Straits Times Index advancing 0.1 per cent or 3.26 points to 3,273.16 as at 9.03am.

Gainers almost doubled losers at 84 to 46, after 46.3 million securities worth about $97.1 million changed hands.

Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust saw the heaviest trading, with the counter dropping 2.5 cents, or 10.87 per cent, to $0.205, after about 4.5 million units changed hands.

Other active stocks included CapitaLand, which rose two cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $3.48 with 4.4 million shares traded. Skincare and wellness company Best World International saw its shares drop 4.8 per cent, or $0.13, to $2.58, with 2.7 million shares traded.