ChiNext stocks went up 0.27 percent, or 2.72 points, to open at 1,017.64 Friday. The index, officially launched on June 1 on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, has a base value of 1,000 points.
The gold price in Hong Kong went up HK$20 to open at HK$11,580 per tael on Friday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society.
Hong Kong stocks rose 49.89 points, or 0.24 percent to open at 20,918.81 on Friday.
China's stock index futures opened higher Friday with the contract for settlement in September, the most actively traded, adding 51 points to open at 2,933.
China's equities edged up slightly on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index adding only 2.35 points to open at 2,658.13.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 245. 09 points, or 1.19 percent, at 20,868.92 on Thursday. Turnover totaled HK$66.13 billion compared with Wednesday's HK$56.52 billion. ($1 equals HK$7.774)
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 1.94 percent, or 19.34 points, to close at 1,014.92 on Thursday.
China's stock index futures closed higher Thursday with the contract for September, the most actively traded, rose 1.64 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,929.2 points.
Chinese stocks rallied on Thursday, led by automakers over news that auto sales in China rebounded in August from one year earlier.
The gold price in Hong Kong went down HK$51 to open at HK$11,535 per tael on Thursday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society. The price is equivalent to $1,245.36 a troy ounce, down $5.35 at the latest exchange rate of $1 against HK$7.775.
Hong Kong stocks rose 240.57 points, or 1.17 percent to open at 20,864.40 on Thursday.
China's stocks rose with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.92 percent to open at 2,646.89 Thursday, driven by Wednesday's Wall Street rallies.