Shanghai stock indices close higher -- April 9

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 2,225.78 points on Tuesday, up 14.18 points, or 0.64 percent, from the previous close.

A Share Index: 2,329.55 points, up 14.82 points, or 0.64 percent; B Share Index: 262.98 points, up 2.19 points, or 0.84 percent; Total Turnover: 73.14 billion yuan (11.68 billion U.S. dollars).