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Singapore shares open slightly higher on Friday
SINGAPORE share prices opened slightly stronger on Friday, with the Straits Times Index up 1.01 points or 0.03 per cent at 3,024.66 as at 9.01am, ahead of Friday's US jobs report.
Top gainers in early morning trade included Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Haw Par Corporation, Singapore O&G, and Pteris Global.
A total of 56.1 million shares worth S$82.7 million had changed hands as at 9.01am. Gainers outnumbered losers 66 to 61.