The Hong Kong stock exchange closed for the morning of June 28 when the black rainstorm signal was raised. Photo: Dickson Lee The Hong Kong stock exchange closed for the morning of June 28 when the black rainstorm signal was raised. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Hong Kong stock exchange closed for the morning of June 28 when the black rainstorm signal was raised. Photo: Dickson Lee

Bright Smart Securities takes out newspaper ads calling for Hong Kong stock exchange to stay open during typhoons, heavy rain

  • Currently the stock and futures markets close when the Hong Kong Observatory issues a typhoon signal No 8 or a black rainstorm signal
  • The system puts Hong Kong at odds with most major global exchanges and can cost billions of dollars in lost trading annually

Topic |   Banking & Finance
The Hong Kong stock exchange closed for the morning of June 28 when the black rainstorm signal was raised. Photo: Dickson Lee The Hong Kong stock exchange closed for the morning of June 28 when the black rainstorm signal was raised. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Hong Kong stock exchange closed for the morning of June 28 when the black rainstorm signal was raised. Photo: Dickson Lee
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