The following are foreign exchange rates against Hong Kong dollar released by the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited on Saturday
ChiNext Index opened 1.84 points higher at 920.12 points Monday.
China's stock index futures opened higher Monday. The contract for settlement in May, the most actively traded, opened 11.6 points higher at 3,135.6 from the previous close.
Chinese shares opened higher on Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.15 percent to 2,868.24 points.
Hong Kong stocks moved up 80.01 points, or 0.35 percent to open at 23,239.15 on Monday.
The Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, Monday gained 15 basis points from the previous trading day to hit a record new high of 6.4988 per US dollar.
Shanghai's long-awaited international trading board has come under intense scrutiny after a flurry of recent media reports that China's regulator has selected 10 foreign and overseas companies to offer yuan-denominated shares for sale to domestic investors.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell on Friday, capping the longest stretch of weekly losses for the benchmark index this year. The retreat came as plunging commodity prices boosted concerns about a slowdown in the global economy.
China's stock index futures closed mixed Friday with the contract for May, the most actively traded, up 0.1 percent from the previous trading day to 3,133.
Hong Kong stocks fell 102.47 points, or 0.44 percent, to close at 23,159.14 on Friday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) on June 1, 2010, rose 0.4 percent, or 3.69 points, to 918.28 Friday.
Chinese shares closed lower Friday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 8.52 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,863.89.