The Shanghai Composite Index rose for the fourth day, climbing 0.7 percent, or 18 to 2,671.89 in Shanghai. The index advanced to the highest closing level since Nov. 19.
PetroChina Co. contributed the most to the index gain, increasing 0.7 percent. Sichuan EM Technology Co. had the largest increase, rising 10.1 percent.
Today, 1,257 of 1,499 shares rose, while 187 fell.
The Chinese yuan strengthened against the U.S. dollar to 6.7775 from 6.7923. The benchmark 10-year bond fell and the yield rose 308 basis points to 3.080 percent
The MSCI AC Asia Pacific Index advanced 0.9 percent.