Chinese shares close higher Tuesday

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An investor checks stock prices at a brokerage in Shenyang, capital of Liaoning province. (File photo: China Daily)

BEIJING, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.69 percent, at 3,104.8 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 1.22 percent higher at 10,829.05 points.