Hong Kong’s Central district is all but empty as people work from home home amid the fifth wave of coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s Central district is all but empty as people work from home home amid the fifth wave of coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong-listed companies may miss March 31 reporting deadline as Covid-19 depletes auditors

  • Some firms say they have seen about 10 per cent of their auditors struck down by the coronavirus or quarantined in the last two weeks
  • Failing to meet the deadline could result in the suspension of a company’s shares, though a relief measure introduced in 2020 may provide some flexibility

Hong Kong’s Central district is all but empty as people work from home home amid the fifth wave of coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s Central district is all but empty as people work from home home amid the fifth wave of coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam
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