Carrie Lam vowed to enhance communication with ordinary people during her election campaign.
The benchmark Hang Seng index fell 0.7%, to 22,885.91 points at the close, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.8%, to 9,715.72 points.
Operator of local bourse will seek to refine listing regime, expand connect scheme and introduce new products.
The Hong Kong government should prepare to take a bumpy ride for its Exchange Fund (EF) performance in 2016 due to a volatile investment environment, a strong US dollar and reducing complementary effects on investment returns of bonds and equities.
Hong Kong should restore social unity to further integrate with the mainland and engage the world, former financial secretary said.
Zhang Xiaoming, director of the central government's Liaison Office in Hong Kong, made the remarks during a spring reception.
The benchmark Hang Seng index dropped 0.2%, to 23,049.96 points. while the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index lost 0.1%, to 9,792.37 points.
Leung’s latest Policy Address has lavished a large amount of resources on tech startups, with at least 2 new promising facilities soon to be established in a bid to create a startup boom.
Leung Chun-ying called on Hong Kong people to re-examine the city’s land use planning in a serious, scientific and objective manner.
Economic development, innovation, welfare and housing stood out as highlights of Hong Kong’s latest Policy Address.