Chinese shares opened higher on Monday after authorities cut interest rates at the weekend following market turmoil last week.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was up 2.31 percent, or 96.90 points, to 4,289.77 in early trading, while the Shenzhen Composite, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 1.77 percent, or 44.41 points, to 2,547.37.
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