According to the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, HK rank rose to the 2nd among the 61 economies assessed, only after US.
HK Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) shares hit a record high on Tuesday as investors bet that policy changes on the mainland will spur fund inflows into SAR equities.
Since the late 1980s, Hong Kong and the mainland have gradually forged an irreversible move toward economic integration.
Beijing and Tianjin will give financial and technological support to four cities to help them tackle air pollution.
An investigation into a nursing home fire that killed 38 people has blamed poor building construction and lax safety checks.
Prosecutors announced the racketeering conspiracy and other charges against 14 defendants with FIFA.
Profits of Chinese industrial businesses rose to 479.5 billion yuan in April, official data showed.
China and Spain should work together to develop new markets in the developing world to promote economic growth,Li said.
Chinese manufacturing business activity continued improving in April.
PBOC’s decision greeted as a major first step toward liberalization of the country’s capital account.