An investor checks stock prices at a brokerage in Fuyang, Anhui province. [Photo by Lu Qijian/For China Daily]

BEIJING – Chinese stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.81 percent, at 3,533.68 points.

The Shenzhen Component Index closed 2.07 percent higher at 15,335.66 points.

The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, gained 2.17 percent to close at 3,228.7 points Tuesday.