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Singapore shares open higher buoyed by Wall Street highs

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 09:16

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SINGAPORE shares opened higher on Wednesday morning, buoyed by the record highs on Wall Street.

The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) rose 12.42 points or 0.4 per cent to 3,106.61 at 9.04 am.

Turnover amounted to 110.5 million worth S$75.7 million, with gainers beating losers 117 to 38.

Among the actives were Tritech, Terratech and Ezra.

Overnight, US stocks jumped with retailers and energy firms among the winners as positive sentiment about US President Donald Trump's economic agenda again lifted the market to fresh records at the close.

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