ChiNext Index higher at midday Monday

BEIJING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, was up 0.53 percent to end at 3,458.56 in the morning session Monday.

The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and other indices, reflects the performance of stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.