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Securities and Derivatives Markets Delay Open due to Issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8

Market Operations
24 Jul 2012

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) announced that the morning trading sessions of both the securities and derivatives markets have been delayed due to the issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8.

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above remains issued at 9:00 am, the morning trading sessions for all markets will be cancelled.

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 signal or above is cancelled at or before 12:00 noon, major products of HKEx’s securities and derivatives markets will resume trading in the afternoon.  Trading will begin on the first half hour at least two hours after the discontinuation of the Typhoon Signal No. 8.

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 signal or above remains issued at 12:00 noon, all trading sessions today will be cancelled.

HKEx will make a further announcement in due course.

For the details of arrangements for trading, and clearing and settlement during typhoons and black rainstorms, please refer to the rule books and summary table, which can be accessed via the Market Operations section of the HKEx website at http://www.hkex.com.hk (http://www.hkex.com.hk/eng/market/typhoons/TradingArrangement.htm).

For the latest typhoon news, please refer to the website of the Hong Kong Observatory (http://www.hko.gov.hk).


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Updated 24 Jul 2012

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