China's stock index futures closed higher Monday with the contract for October, the most actively traded, rising 2.34 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,134 points.
Chinese shares continued the upward trend on Monday to regain the 2,800-point level, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rising 2.49 percent, or 68.2 points, to close at 2,806.94.
China's stocks climbed to a new peak in four months after the week-long National Day holiday, with limited effects from the government's firm stance to curb property speculation amid soaring housing prices.
China's stocks rose the most in four months after Moody's Investors Service put the nation's debt rating on review for a possible upgrade, retail sales surged and the yuan climbed to its strongest against the dollar since 1993.
Sinovel Wind Group, China's largest wind turbine maker and the world's No 3 in terms of installed capacity, is likely to float shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in early November, sources familiar with the matter told China Daily.
Hong Kong stocks up 59.86 points, or 0.26 percent, to close at 22,944.18 points on Oct 8. Turnover rose to HK$86.58 billion from HK$80.62 billion on the previous trading day.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 1.84 percent, or 17.32 points, to close at 959.86 on Oct 8.
China's stock index futures closed higher on Oct 8 with the contract for October, the most actively traded, up 3.96 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,054.2 points.
Chinese shares advanced to the five-month high on Oct 8 on the gains of gold producers and nonferrous metals. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 3.13 percent, or 83.09 points, to close at 2,738.74.
Hong Kong stocks rose 3.91 points, or 0.02 percent on Oct 7, to close at 22,884.32. The benchmark Hang Seng Index opened up 116.32 points at the day's high of 22,996.73 and reached as low as 22,824.05 during the day's trading.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 241.27 points, or 1.07 percent, at 22,880.41 points on Oct 6. Turnover rose to HK$104.80 billion from HK$79.69 billion on Oct 5. ($1 equals to HK$7.756)
Hong Kong stocks closed up 20.48 points, or 0.09 percent, at 22,639.14 points on Tuesday.