Politics How Hong Kong's protests are affecting its economy Updated : August 23, 2019 11:18 AM IST What began as opposition to a controversial extradition bill has morphed into a broader movement to defend Hong Kong’s wider social and political freedoms. A survey of the crowds by three scholars showed that while about 60 percent were under 30, almost one-fifth were 45 or older. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.