The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 14.87 points, or 1.33 percent, to close at 1,100.46 Friday.
China's stock index futures closed lower Friday with the contract for March, the most actively traded, down 0.93 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,231.4 points.
Chinese shares closed lower Friday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 27.17 points, or 0.93 percent, to end at 2,899.79.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange and BM&FBovespa SA, the operator of Latin America's biggest securities exchange, will sign an agreement that may lead to cross-listings of stocks, the Financial Times (FT) reported, citing an unidentified official with the Sao Paulo-based company.
The Shanghai Composite Index rose for a sixth day on speculation an improving global economy will boost demand for Chinese exports, overshadowing concern the government is intensifying measures to curb the property market. China Hainan Rubber Industry Group Co rose to a record after the price of the raw material jumped to an all-time high.
Several Chinese city commercial banks have submitted their applications for an initial public offering (IPO) to the securities regulator, with the Bank of Jiangsu planning to raise up to 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) on the A-share market.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 144. 87 points, or 0.63 percent, at 23,301.84 on Thursday.
The capital market played an increasingly important role in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) of China's listed companies in the past five years.
China's stock index futures closed mixed Thursday with the contract for February, the most actively traded, up 0.32 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,242.2 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, rose 8.09 points, or 0.73 percent, to close at 1,115.33 Thursday.
Chinese shares closed mixed Thursday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 3.07 points, or 0.1 percent, to end at 2,926.96.
For all the acquisitions being struck by exchanges around the world, no bourse is less wanted than Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.