Beijing: Chinese stocks opened on a mixed note on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.03 percent to open at 3,621.86 points.



The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.01 percent higher at 12,163.12 points, Xinhua reported.



The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.12 percent lower at 2,396.41 points.