Severe typhoon hits Hong Kong, market delays opening




 
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July 24th, 2012  
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Topic: Severe typhoon hits Hong Kong, market delays opening


HONG KONG (Reuters) - A severe typhoon hit Hong Kong on Tuesday, disrupting business across the financial hub, with offices and the stock market to remain closed for at least part of the morning after the city raised its highest typhoon warning overnight. Typhoon Vicente battered Hong Kong with gale-force winds and torrential rain, grounding flights and shutting port operations. Authorities hoisted the No. 10 tropical cyclone signal for several hours overnight, making this one of the strongest typhoons to hit the city in the past decade. ...




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