Chinese shares open higher Thursday


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BEIJING, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks opened higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.35 percent to open at 2,832.38 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.58 percent higher at 10,575.53 points.

The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, was up 0.7 percent to open at 2,044.68 points.