China's stock index futures closed higher Friday 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 0.04 percent, or 0.37 points, to close at 972.23 Friday.
Chinese equities closed mixed Friday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 3.78 points, or 0.15 percent, to close at 2,598.69.
The central parity rate of the yuan, China's currency Renminbi (RMB), gained only by 9 basis points Friday but still struck a new record high at 6.7172 per US dollar.
Equities declined Thursday, sending the benchmark index to its biggest drop in three weeks, as investors speculated the government will curb bank lending.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 34.19 points, or 0.16 percent, at 21,691.45 Thursday.
China Vanke Co has failed in its 11.2-billion-yuan additional issue plan after it expired Wednesday and the company failed to extend the date, the Shanghai Securities News reported Thursday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, fell 1.77 percent, or 17.50 points, to close at 972.6 Thursday.
China's stock index futures closed lower Thursday with the contract for September, the most actively traded, falling 2.08 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,867.6 points.
Chinese equities slumped Thursday with the key Shanghai stock index down 50.04 points, or 1.89 percent, to closed at 2,602.47.
China will float 28.26 billion yuan ($4.2 billion) of ten-year book-entry treasury bonds from Thursday in a two-day sale, the Chinese Ministry of Finance said Wednesday.