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Singapore shares open slightly lower on Thursday

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 09:20

LIKE an engine running out of fuel, Singapore shares opened marginally lower on Thursday despite another overnight rally on Wall Street that pushed Standard & Poor's 500 Index to a four-month high as oil prices advanced.

At 9.05am, the Straits Times Index was down 0.21 points at 2,949.74.

Some 126.1 million shares were traded, valued at S$121.1 million.

Gainers outpaced losers 87 to 50.

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