Chinese shares open higher Wednesday

BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.08 percent to open at 2,972.98 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.16 percent higher at 11,813.36 points.


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The ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, was up 0.18 percent to open at 2,386.26 points Wednesday.

The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, reflects the performance of stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.