A pedestrian walks past an electronic billboard displaying the Hang Seng Index in Central on October 24, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
A pedestrian walks past an electronic billboard displaying the Hang Seng Index in Central on October 24, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang

Hong Kong stocks jump for a second day as typhoon warning forces exchange to halt trading

  • The Hang Seng Index closed 2.4 per cent higher on Wednesday, with the afternoon trading session cancelled because of a typhoon alert
  • Investors ignore the prospect of further rate increases by the Federal Reserve

A pedestrian walks past an electronic billboard displaying the Hang Seng Index in Central on October 24, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
A pedestrian walks past an electronic billboard displaying the Hang Seng Index in Central on October 24, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Sam Tsang
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