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Singapore shares open 2.72 points lower on Wednesday

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 09:10
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SINGAPORE share prices opened lower on Wednesday with the Straits Times Index down 2.72 points to 2,930.72 as at 9am.

The US markets put up a mixed performance overnight. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed lower, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq gained.

Top losers in early-morning trade in Singapore included Jardine Matheson Holdings, Keppel Corporation, SIA Engineering and ST Engineering.

Some 76.9 million shares worth S$41.4 million changed hands, with losers outnumbering gainers 56 to 54.