Typhoon Hato

Hong Kong cancels stock trading as Typhoon Hato lashes city

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 23 August, 2017, 7:26am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 23 August, 2017, 12:44pm

Hong Kong cancelled trade on its stock and futures’ market on Wednesday because of Typhoon Hato.

Trade was suspended after the Hong Kong Observatory kept its No 10 gale storm warning hoisted at noon, prompting the exchange to scrap the day’s trading session, Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing said in a statement.

Global stocks rally as tech shares lead the charge on Wall Street

Gold trading at the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society will also terminated due to Typhoon Hato.

Markets in Shanghai and Shenzhen were open for trading.