You are here

Singapore shares open lower on Monday after Paris attacks


SINGAPORE shares opened lower on Monday morning, as Asian markets declined on jittery investor sentiments after Islamist militants launched coordinated attacks across Paris.

The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) opened 29.64 points or 1.01 per cent lower at 2,896.04 on Monday at 9.04am.

Some 69.2 million shares worth S$54.4 million changed hands, with losers beating gainers 131 to 25.

Among the active counters were Noble, Tigerair and Stratech.