Chinese shares open higher

Beijing: Chinese stocks opened higher on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.43 percent, at 2,886.64 points.

The smaller Shenzhen index opened 1.11 percent higher at 9,642.25 points, according to Xinhua news agency. 

The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, was up 1.47 percent to open at 1,935.09 points.