Hong Kong Stock Exchange Open Delayed Due To Typhoon

As Typhoon Usagi bears down on Hong Kong, the Securities and Derivatives Exchange that the mornig sessions of both markets will be delayed. If the Typhoon remains a Level 8 of above past 9am (HK time), the morning session will be cancelled and all trading cancelled if the Usagi holds Level 8 or above beyond midday local time. The Hong Kong Obersvatory currently has the Typhoon a Level 8.


Via HKEx,

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) announced that the morning trading sessions of both the securities and derivatives markets have been delayed due to the issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8.


If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above remains issued at 9:00 am, the morning trading sessions for all markets will be cancelled.


If Typhoon Signal No. 8 signal or above is cancelled at or before 12:00 noon, major products of HKEx’s securities and derivatives markets will resume trading in the afternoon.  Trading will begin on the first half hour at least two hours after the discontinuation of the Typhoon Signal No. 8.


If Typhoon Signal No. 8 signal or above remains issued at 12:00 noon, all trading sessions today will be cancelled.

 HKEx will make a further announcement in due course.


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