Singapore Exchange :
- Singapore shares open higher on Thursday.
- SINGAPORE share prices opened 0.59 per cent higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) up 15.02 points to 2,565.76 at 9am.
- On Wall Street, both the Dow and S&P rose as energy and industrial names surged on Wednesday with rising oil prices. Only the Nasdaq finished lower as Google parent Alphabet and other leading technology names retreated.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 183.12 points (1.13 per cent) to 16,336.66. The broad-based S&P 500 rose 9.50 points (0.50 per cent) to 1,912.53, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index fell 12.71 points (0.28 per cent) to 4,504.24.