Hong Kong's market rout intensifies alongside protests

  • Market sell-off following street protests wipes $15bn from top tycoons’ net worth
  • As the protests have intensified in the face of government inaction and police crackdowns, the benchmark Hang Seng index has dropped about 8% over the past fortnight
  • Hong Kong’s total market capitalisation has dropped about HK$2.67tn (US$340bn) so far this month