Chinese equities edged up Tuesday, rising for the third consecutive days to a one-month high, driven by non-ferrous metal stocks.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.23 percent, or 6.99 points to finish at 3,033.73.
The Shenzhen Component Index edged up 0.43 percent, or 53.18 points, to end at 12,438.24.
Aggregate turnover slightly shrank to 253.84 billion yuan (37.17 billion U.S. dollars) from 256.37 billion yuan on the previous trading day.
Gainers outnumbered losers by 535 to 305 in Shanghai and 484 to 244 in Shenzhen.