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Singapore shares open up 10.86 points on Monday as oil futures rise

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SINGAPORE share prices opened higher on Monday with the Straits Times Index up 10.86 points to 2,660.24 as at 9.01 am. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures for April delivery were up 0.27 per cent at US$32.87 a barrel. The US markets mostly closed lower on Friday.

Top gainers in early morning trade included Jardine C&C and UOB.

Some 109 million shares worth S$152 million changed hands, with gainers outnumbering losers 84 to 51.