The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, rose 7.64 points, or 0.72 percent, to close at 1,071.58 Friday.
China's stock index futures closed up Friday with the contract for February, the most actively traded, up 0.72 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,117.2 points.
Chinese stocks closed higher Friday, as the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.33 percent, or 9.17 points, to 2,827.33 points.
Shanghai steel futures rose to a record for a fifth day in a row on Friday as index-based spot iron ore prices bolted to all-time highs on tight supplies and strong demand from top buyer China.
Chinese software shares rose on Thursday on the government's latest policies to promote the software and integrated circuit (IC) industries.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland rose the most in three weeks as surging grain prices boosted agricultural companies and higher vehicle sales lifted automakers.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 455. 41 points, or 1.97 percent, at 22,708.62 on Thursday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, rose 38.80 points, or 3.78 percent, to close at 1,063.95 Thursday.
China's stock index futures closed up Thursday with the contract for February, the most actively traded, up 2 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,104.6 points.
Chinese stocks closed higher Thursday, as the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 1.59 percent, or 44.10 points, to 2,818.16 points.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell on the first trading day after the Spring Festival holiday, led by developers and commodity producers, after the central bank raised interest rates to tame inflation.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 320.27 points, or 1.36 percent, at 23,164.03 on Wednesday.