The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 11.43 points, or 1.36 percent, to close at 830.92 on Thursday.
China's stock index futures closed down Thursday with the contract for June, the most actively traded, down 0.35 percent from the previous day to close at 2,992.6.
Chinese shares fell for the sixth consecutive trading day on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.19 percent, or 5.21 points, to 2,736.53.
Chinese shares rose in the morning session on Thursday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.53 percent, or 14.52 points, to 2,756.26 at midday.
Hong Kong stocks gained 110.43 points, or 0.49 percent, to close Thursday's morning session at 22,857.71.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell for a fifth day on Wednesday.
Glencore International PLC's debut on Wednesday in Hong Kong in the world's biggest initial public offering this year may tempt investors to switch from rival Asian commodity traders.
HSBC Holdings PLC, Europe's biggest bank, said on Wednesday that it's bullish about the gold market despite price fluctuations earlier this month.
Hong Kong stocks gained 16.5 points, or 0.07 percent, to close at 22,747.28 on Wednesday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 28.59 points, or 3.28 percent, to close at 842.35 on Wednesday.
China's stock index futures closed down Wednesday with the contract for June, the most actively traded, down 0.36 percent from the previous day to close at 3,015.2.
Chinese shares fell for the fifth consecutive trading day on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.91 percent, or 25.32 points, to 2,741.74.