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Singapore shares open 0.43% higher on Friday

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SINGAPORE share prices opened higher on Friday, with the Straits Times Index up 12.22 points or 0.43 per cent to 2,882.04 as at 9.01am, after Wall Street hit record highs overnight.

Top gainers in early-morning trade included Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Pan Ocean and Singapore O&G.

A total of 63.9 million shares worth S$58.7 million changed hands. Gainers outnumbered losers 101 to 39.