Bricks are spread on a road in Central on Wednesday, deterring taxis and other vehicles on what is normally a busy street. Photo: May Tse

Protest chaos leads to the most bank branch closings in Hong Kong’s history other than during typhoons

  • 250 bank branches, 19 per cent of the city’s outlets, were closed the whole day while another 100 closed earlier than usual
  • ATMs, online banking remain open
Topic |   Banking & Finance

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Bricks are spread on a road in Central on Wednesday, deterring taxis and other vehicles on what is normally a busy street. Photo: May Tse
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As it happened: Hong Kong protesters set Cross-Harbour Tunnel tollbooth alight again as tear gas fired in Kwai Chung and Yuen Long

  • Day of disruption in Central, leads to night-time chaos across 10 districts
  • Education Bureau suspends classes on Thursday and all universities in the city announce cancellations
Petrol bombs were thrown into tollbooths of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Hung Hom. Photo: Handout
Topic |   Hong Kong protests