As China approaches the opening of its stock market to overseas firms, experts believe the move will boost the development of the nation's capital market and help soak up excessive liquidity.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 46.07 points, or 0.2 percent, at 22,714.85 on Friday.
China's stock index futures closed mixed Friday with the contract for December, the most actively traded, down 0.52 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,221.2 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 7.95 points, or 0.65 percent, to close at 1,232.98 on Friday.
Chinese shares fell Friday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closing down 0.15 percent, or 4.40 points, to end at 2,893.74 points.
China Datang Corporation Renewable Power officially listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange on Friday, with share price opening at HK$2.3 (30 cents), down 1.29 percent from its IPO price.
China's stocks fell for a second day, led by banks and metal producers, on concern the government's efforts to tame inflation by slowing lending and raising inflation rates will reduce earnings.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 306.57 points, or 1.33 percent, at 22,668.78 on Thursday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 13.23 points, or 1.09 percent, to close at 1,225.03 on Thursday.
China's stock index futures closed lower Thursday with the contract for December, the most actively traded, down 1 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,228.4 points.
Chinese shares fell Thursday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closing down 0.46 percent, or 13.27 points, to end at 2,898.14 points.