BEIJING, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.01 percent to 3,067.93 points.
The Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.26 percent lower at 9,997.09 points.
The combined turnover of stocks covered by the two indices totaled 998.1 billion yuan (about 139.8 billion U.S. dollars), up from 927.3 billion yuan on the previous trading day.
Shares related to media and entertainment, liquor-making and real estate led the gains, while motorcycle and textile machinery companies suffered the heaviest losses.
The ChiNext Index, tracking China's Nasdaq-style board of growth enterprises, lost 0.44 percent to close at 1,984.27 points Tuesday.