China's stock index futures closed down Tuesday with the contract for September, the most actively traded, down 0.19 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,871.40 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, fell 1.55 percent, or 14.74 points, to close at 934.46 Tuesday.
Chinese equities closed higher Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.11 percent, or 2.84 points, to close at 2,591.55.
Hong Kong stocks edged up 6.48 points, or 0.03 percent to close at 21,977.34 on Monday.
China's stock index futures closed mixed Monday with the contract for September, the most actively traded, up 0.48 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,866.2 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, fell 2.37 percent, or 23.03 points, to close at 949.20 Monday.
Chinese equities closed lower Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.38 percent, to close at 2,588.71.
The central parity rate of the yuan, China's currency Renminbi (RMB), rose 62 basis points Monday to a new record high at 6.711 per US dollar, according to the data released by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
The US Dollar Index confirms that volatility is a more normal market condition than stability.
The first-ever depreciation of Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) stock led declines in China banking shares, pulling down the Shanghai Composite Index to its lowest weekly point since July.
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Chinese banks attracting deposits via illegal means will be punished by the country's banking regulator, Reuters reported Friday.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 279. 41 points, or 1.29 percent, at 21,970.86 Friday.