SINGAPORE stocks opened 1.13 per cent higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index adding 31.63 points to 2,835.55 as at 9am.
This followed weaker-than-expected US August jobs data released on Friday, which reports have said will reduce the odds for a US rate hike this month.
In Singapore, about 50.1 million shares worth S$73.4 million in total changed hands. Gainers almost tripled losers at 98 to 32.
Top stocks by value traded were Singtel, DBS and Singapore Exchange.