Plastic sheeting is wrapped across the entrance of the closed Exchange Square building, which houses the stock market, in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam Plastic sheeting is wrapped across the entrance of the closed Exchange Square building, which houses the stock market, in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Plastic sheeting is wrapped across the entrance of the closed Exchange Square building, which houses the stock market, in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Typhoon Kompasu to cost Hong Kong between HK$2 billion and HK$3 billion in economic losses

  • Experts say actual economic loss caused by the typhoon is ‘very small’, particularly if compared with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
  • Loss in traders’ earnings estimated at about 1 per cent of daily HK$180 billion turnover, while food and beverage sector could be set back by more than HK$100 million

Topic |   Hong Kong weather
Plastic sheeting is wrapped across the entrance of the closed Exchange Square building, which houses the stock market, in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam Plastic sheeting is wrapped across the entrance of the closed Exchange Square building, which houses the stock market, in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Plastic sheeting is wrapped across the entrance of the closed Exchange Square building, which houses the stock market, in Central on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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