China's stock index futures closed mixed Friday with the contract for May, the most actively traded, down 0.22 percent from the previous trading day to 3,193.2.
Hong Kong stocks lost 84.82 points, or 0.36 percent, to close at 23,720.81 on Friday.
Chinese shares closed higher Friday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 24.47 points, or 0.85 percent, to 2,911.51.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell for a fifth day on Thursday, capping the longest stretch of losses this year, on speculation the government will increase interest rates by as early as next week to tame inflation.
Hong Kong shares fell for a third consecutive day on Thursday with the Hang Seng index closed down 0.37 percent to 23,805.63 points.
China's main stock index fell for the fifth day in a row on Thursday amid vague market talks of a policy change ahead of a long weekend, pushing down property and cement issues.
The Chinese currency Renminbi (RMB), or the yuan, Thursday gained 45 basis points from Wednesday to a record new high of 6.5051 per US dollar.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell on Wednesday for a fourth day, extending the benchmark index's longest losing streak this year, on concern that the government's measures to reduce inflation and cool the property market are hurting corporate earnings growth.
Hong Kong stocks lost 114.54 points, or 0.48 percent, to close at 23,892.84 Wednesday.
China's stock index futures closed lower Wednesday with the contract for May, the most actively traded, down 0.43 percent from the previous trading day to 3,230.2.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 15.75 points, or 1.64 percent, to 942.54 Wednesday.
Chinese shares closed lower Wednesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 13.57 points, or 0.46 percent, to 2,925.41.