The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, dropped 29.41 points, or 2.63 percent, to 1,088.27 Tuesday.
Chinese shares tumbled Tuesday due to the tensions in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as inflation concerns with soaring oil prices pushed up by the unrest.
Road King Infrastructure Ltd, the toll-road operator with 15 projects spanning seven provinces in China, paid the highest yield on record to sell yuan bonds in Hong Kong and still saved on what it would have paid borrowing in China or in US dollars.
Overseas institutional investors, the largest contributors among all investor types in the Hong Kong securities market, contributed 42 percent of total market turnover in 2009/10, compared to 38 percent in 2008/09, said a local survey released on Monday.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 109.82 points, or 0.47 percent, at 23,485.42 on Monday.
Chinese shares closed higher Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 32.45 points, or 1.12 percent, to end at 2,932.25.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, rose 17.21 points, or 1.56 percent, to close at 1,117.67 Monday.
Soybeans fell the most in three months on speculation that monetary tightening in China and improving prospects for South American crops will lower demand for US supplies. Corn fell from a 31-month high.
The Chinese securities regulator said on Friday that it has approved the trading of lead futures on Shanghai Futures Exchange.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell for the first time in seven days, dragging the benchmark index from a two-month high.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 293.4 points, or 1.26 percent, at 23,595.24 on Friday.