Shanghai gold futures open higher

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A worker displays a gold bar at a department store in Beijing. (File photo: China Daily)

SHANGHAI, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Gold futures opened higher Monday in daytime trading on the Shanghai Futures Exchange.

The most active gold contract for June 2020 delivery was up 9.24 yuan (about 1.34 U.S. dollars) to open at 359.18 yuan a gram.

China launched gold futures in January 2008.