By P.R. Venkat and Clarence Leong
Hong Kong's morning trading session has been canceled due to a typhoon alert issued by the government, which is currently at signal No. 8.
The morning trading sessions in the securities and derivatives markets will be canceled, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. said on its Twitter account on Wednesday.
HKEX earlier said that if the signal or any announcement of extreme conditions is canceled before noon, HKEX's securities and derivatives markets will resume trading in the afternoon.
All trading sessions will be canceled if typhoon signal No. 8 or any announcement of extreme conditions remains issued at noon, the bourse had said.
According to the latest weather update from the Hong Kong Observatory, typhoon signal No. 8 will remain in force before noon.
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