Chinese shares open higher

Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.05 per cent to open at 3,071.44 points.

The smaller Shenzhen index opened 0.08 per cent higher at 10,732.77 points, Xinhua news agency reported.

The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, rose 0.20 per cent to open at 2,197.49 points.