Stock indices tracking Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses opened mixed on Wednesday. The Shanghai Composite Index opened 0.01 percent higher at 3,605.06. The Shenzhen Composite Index opened 0.03 percent higher at 2,231.91. The SME Price Index for small firms was down 0.04 percent to open at 8,443.96 and the ChiNext Index opened 0.39 percent higher at 2,727.61.
Stocks of transport equipment, engineering machinery, automobiles, internet, tourism, software services, banking, and transport services sectors led the gainers at Wednesday's opening, while, the leading losers were in daily chemicals, aviation devices, mineral products, securities dealers, natural gas, coal, and petroleum sectors.