A shuttered retail shop space in Causeway Bay on October 31. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong protests are hurting small businesses like mine: a dedicated fund would help

Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A shuttered retail shop space in Causeway Bay on October 31. Photo: Nora Tam
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A woman stands in front of graffiti left behind by protesters following an anti-government demonstration in Central on November 13. Photo: Reuters
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Hong Kong’s violent protests aren’t the greatest threat to its economy. Global conditions are

  • The strength of the Hang Seng Index this fall suggests that the protests are the new normal, and no longer a drag
  • However, looking at global markets, it appears we are now in a ‘last hurrah’ environment typical of bubbles

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A woman stands in front of graffiti left behind by protesters following an anti-government demonstration in Central on November 13. Photo: Reuters
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