China's stock index futures closed lower Monday with the contract for August, the most actively traded, down 0.03 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,913 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 2.07 percent, or 20.95 points, to close at 1,032.34 points in Monday's trading.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 112.79 points, or 0.57 percent, at 21,801.59 on Monday.
Chinese shares rose Monday on gains of agriculture producers as investors bet that China's worst floods in more than a decade would push up food prices.
West China Cement Limited plans to raise up to $179 million in a Hong Kong initial public offering, a term sheet obtained by Reuters showed on Monday.
Hong Kong stocks fell 38.27 points, or 0.18 percent to open at 21,640.53 on Monday.
The gold price in Hong Kong went up HK$74 to open at HK$11,150 per tael on Monday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society.
ChiNext stocks rose 1.86 point to open at 1.013.25 on Monday.
China's stock index futures were mixed at their openings Monday with the contract for settlement in August, the most actively traded, up 3.2 points, to open at 2,917.0 from the previous trading.
China Everbright Bank set a lower than expected price range for its $3 billion IPO, even after key investors pledged to buy the bulk of the shares, highlighting lingering caution over the country's stock market.
China's stocks opened slightly lower Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.08 percent to open at 2,656.36.
Mainland stocks rebounded, extending gains for the benchmark index to a third week, as concerns about banks' stress tests eased and agriculture companies advanced after the worst floods in a decade boosted food prices.