China's bond market is starting to show renewed inflation concerns ahead of a report that will probably show the economy grew 10.2 percent last year, the fastest pace since 2007.
China would progressively make its currency, RMB, convertible on the capital account in the next five years amid its push for the deeper internationalization of the currency, or yuan, the country's foreign exchange chief said Tuesday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 2.44 points, or 0.24 percent, to close at 1,025.72 Tuesday.
China's stock index futures closed down Tuesday with the contract for January, the most actively traded, fell 0.36 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,974 points.
Hong Kong stocks edged down 2.29 points, or 0.01 percent, to close at 24,153.98 on Tuesday.
China's stocks edged up Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.09 percent, or 2.32 points, to finish at 2,708.98 points.
The Chinese yuan strengthened to a record high against the US dollar Tuesday to reach 6.5891 per dollar.
Hong Kong stocks fell 126.26 points, or 0.52 percent, to close at 24,156.97 on Monday.
China's stock index futures closed down Monday with the contract for January, the most actively traded, fell 4.38 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2971.8 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 39.26 points, or 3.68 percent, to close at 1,028.16 Monday.
China's stocks dropped Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 3.03 percent, or 84.68 points, to finish at 2,706.66 points.
Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell, erasing the benchmark index's gains this year.