Hong Kong Halts Stocks Trading Session in Preparation for Tropical Cyclone

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index halted its trading session in the afternoon after the city issued a warning of a Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal Number 8.

Hang Seng Index recorded a gain of 2.41% before halting the trade on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.

The No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal means that winds with speeds of 63 kilometres per hour or more are expected as the government told its citizens to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in watersports.