Hong Kong stocks closed up 184. 32 points, or 0.88 percent, at 21,237.43 Monday.
Chinese equities rose the most in more than a month Monday led by market heavyweights including China Construction Bank and China Petroleum and Chemical Corp. which reported encouraging profits.
The ChiNext Index was down Monday as only 22 of the 66 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises gained.
The recent strong performance of technology stocks on the A-share market may be reminiscent of the internet bubble's peak 10 years ago but analysts said the current trend was far from crashing and there was still a lot for investors to expect.
Derivative transaction will become an important part of China's financial market in the future, said a financial expert on Thursday in Chicago.
The trading in the benchmark Shanghai-Shenzhen 300 stock index futures contracts will make its much-awaited debut on April 16, the China Financial Futures Exchange said on Friday.
Derivatives to be important part of China's market: expert
Hong Kong stocks closed up 274.56 points, or 1.32 percent, at 21,053.11 on Friday.
China will start the trading of stock index futures from April 16, China Financial Futures Exchange said Friday in a statement on its website.
The ChiNext stock market was down Friday as only 9 of the 65 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises rose.
Chinese equities rose on Friday. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 3,059.72 points, up 1.34 percent, or 40.54 points.
Mainland stocks fell the most in two weeks, led by developers and shippers, on concern rising trade tensions will hurt the outlook for exports and the government may further tighten policy to curb asset bubbles.
Investors cut their holdings of Chinese equities in January as the government stepped up efforts to cool asset bubbles, according to EPFR Global.