Hong Kong stocks closed 401.92 points lower, or 2.03 percent, at 19,378.15 on Monday.
China's stock index futures declined Monday with the contract for June, the most actively traded, down 1.79 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,706.2 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange last Tuesday, was up 41.79 points, or 4.07 percent, to close at 1069.47 points in Monday's trading.
Chinese stock markets closed down Monday, on concerns that disappointing US employement data and Europe's debt crisis would slow the global economic recovery, but equities of railway builders rose across the board.
China's stocks advanced, paring a weekly loss, as property developers rebounded on speculation policymakers will continue to support the industry and economic growth may be sufficient to sustain prices.
Hong Kong stocks edged down 6.64 points, or 0.03 percent, to close at 19,780.07 on Friday.
China's stock index futures declined Friday with the contract for June, the most actively traded, down 0.07 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,761.0 points.
The ChiNext Index, just launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange Tuesday, was up 29.29 points, or 2.93 percent, to close at 1,027.68 points in Friday's trading.
Chinese shares edged up Friday, buoyed by continuous gains in software and heathcare shares as well as a rebound in property shares.
Steel and building material stocks are likely to offer attractive opportunities given their current low valuations despite the government's clampdown on the real estate sector to curb soaring property prices, Morgan Stanley China Strategist Jerry Lou said on Thursday.
China National Software & Service Co and Hualan Biological Engineering Inc led a rally for technology and healthcare stocks on government plans to increase investment in these industries to boost domestic demand.