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Singapore shares open higher on Monday after Wall Street rally
SINGAPORE share prices opened higher on Monday with the Straits Times Index up 2.48 points to 2,839.48 as at 9.01am, following Wall Street rally on Friday. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial average closed at two-month highs on Friday, bolstered by a better-than-expected US jobs report and another rise in oil prices.
Top gainers in early-morning trade included Ezra Holdings, Noble and Rex International.
Some 60.4 million shares worth S$84.6 million changed hands, with gainers outnumbering losers 92 to 27.