China’s stock market closed mixed on Tuesday, with shares in Shanghai outperforming stocks in Shenzhen, but trading volume remained low as investors chose to take a wait-and-see attitude.

At the close, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.12%, at 3,131.94 points, while the Shenzhen Component Index went 0.27% up to 10,871.5 points.

The ChiNext Index, which tracks China’s NASDAQ-style board for growth enterprises, lost 0.03% to 2,200.21 points.

Total traded amounts of the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses decreased to 220.9 billion yuan and 317.9 billion yuan, respectively.

Most sectors gained in both markets, with shares in coal, and non-ferrous metal industries among the biggest gainers.

At the end of trading, 1,578 counters rose, 1,064 shares declined, and the remaining 306 shares closed flat.

Shanghai – Hong Kong Stock Connect
The Shanghai – Hong Kong Stock Connect today saw a net fund inflow of 956 million yuan, for northbound trade.

Among the total 569 stocks eligible for the northbound trade, 289 counters rose, 241 shares declined, and the balance 39 remained unchanged.

Shanghai SMI Holding Co.,Ltd and Guangxi Guidong Electric Power Co.,Ltd. surged by their 10% daily maximum limit.