Chinese shares open mixed

Beijing: Chinese stocks opened mixed on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.03 per cent to open at 3,071.06 points.

The smaller Shenzhen index opened 0.18 per cent higher at 10,714.54 points, Xinhua news agency reported. 

The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, was up 0.02 per cent to open at 2,183.23 points.