Hong Kong stocks closed down 90.64 points, or 0.43 percent, at 20,981.82 on Friday.
China's stock index futures closed lower Friday with the contract for August, the most actively traded, down 1.85 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,911.6 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, dipped 2.88 percent, or 29.58 points, to close at 995.94 on Friday.
Chinese stocks closed lower Friday, dragged down by coal and oil-related shares.
The value of China's currency Renminbi (RMB) advanced against the US dollar Friday as the central parity rate of the yuan was set at 6.7884 per US dollar, lower than the 6.7898 Thursday, according to the data released by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
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Hong Kong stocks closed up 49.73 points, or 0.24 percent, at 21,072.46 on Thursday.
China's stock index futures closed higher Thursday with the contract for August, the most actively traded, up 0.58 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,964.8 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, dipped 0.12 percent, or 1.2 points, to close at 1,025.53 on Thursday.
Chinese shares closed higher Thursday, lifted by the strong performance of the coal companies and oil giants.