China's stock index futures closed mixed Wednesday with the contract for January 2011, the most actively traded, up 0.05 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,091.6 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, climbed 21.83 points, or 2.0 percent, to close at 1,113.31 Wednesday.
Chinese equities closed higher in thin trading on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.68 percent, or 18.54 points, to close at 2,751.53 points.
Chinese stocks fell for a fifth day, capping the benchmark index's longest losing streak since July, on concern the government will need to step up interest rates increases to curb inflation.
China's private equity industry is "unique" because it's dominated by the State and will follow a "different path" from overseas peers, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday, citing Xie Ping, vice-president at the nation's $300 billion sovereign wealth fund.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 212.07 points, or 0.93 percent, at 22,621.73 on Tuesday.
China's stock index futures closed down Tuesday with the contract for January 2011, the most actively traded, down 2.11 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,074.2 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, fell 13.81 points, or 1.25 percent, to close at 1,091.48 Tuesday.
China's stocks slid for a fifth day Tuesday as market expectations for further rate hikes from the central bank to trim down inflation stayed.
Wheat, corn and soybeans declined in Chicago after China raised interest rates for a second time since mid-October, damping demand for agricultural commodities.