You are here

Singapore shares open 7 points down

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:09


SHARES prices in the local bourse opened lower with the key Straits Times Index at 3,227.11, down 7.26 points.

Some 64 million shares worth S$81 million were traded with 65 counters up and 42 down.

The weak opening comes despite a robust showing in Wall Street - two key US stock indices, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, closed at record highs overnight on Thursday as stocks advanced for a sixth straight session buoyed by strong earnings reports from retailers.

Market voices on:

Pair your daily business read with the perfect cup of espresso.

Subscribe to The Business Times today to receive your very own Nespresso Inissia coffee machine worth $188.

Find out more at

Powered by GET.comGetCom