Chinese shares open higher on Tuesday
Updated 13:10, 08-Oct-2019

Chinese stocks opened higher on Tuesday after the week-long National Day holiday.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose by 0.02 percent to open at 2,905.76 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.30 percent higher at 9,474.57 points.

Other Asian shares also gained on Tuesday. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose by 1.03 percent while the Topix index increased by 0.82 percent. South Korea's Kospi index gained by 1.03 percent as Samsung shares rose by 1.05 percent.

On Wall Street, the S&P 500 lost 0.5 percent on Monday.

Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators will carry out a new round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Washington from October 10 to 11.