Chinese shares open higher

Beijing: Chinese stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.01 per cent, at 3,050.37 points. The smaller Shenzhen index opened 0.06 per cent higher at 10,858.7 points, Xinhua news agency reported. The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, was up 0.11 per cent to open at 2,282.07 points.