About half of Hong Kong-listed companies are based in mainland China, and travel restrictions could hamper auditors from completing their job ahead of the March 31 reporting deadline for 2019 annual results. Photo: HandoutAbout half of Hong Kong-listed companies are based in mainland China, and travel restrictions could hamper auditors from completing their job ahead of the March 31 reporting deadline for 2019 annual results. Photo: Handout
About half of Hong Kong-listed companies are based in mainland China, and travel restrictions could hamper auditors from completing their job ahead of the March 31 reporting deadline for 2019 annual results. Photo: Handout

No blanket extension in financial reporting deadline as SFC, HKEX prepare for delays amid travel restrictions caused by coronavirus outbreak

  • HKEX, SFC issue joint guidelines to deal with pressure on financial audit and results ahead of March 31 deadline
  • Mainland companies make up about half of Hong Kong-listed entities as their dominance grows
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
About half of Hong Kong-listed companies are based in mainland China, and travel restrictions could hamper auditors from completing their job ahead of the March 31 reporting deadline for 2019 annual results. Photo: HandoutAbout half of Hong Kong-listed companies are based in mainland China, and travel restrictions could hamper auditors from completing their job ahead of the March 31 reporting deadline for 2019 annual results. Photo: Handout
About half of Hong Kong-listed companies are based in mainland China, and travel restrictions could hamper auditors from completing their job ahead of the March 31 reporting deadline for 2019 annual results. Photo: Handout
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