10 months Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests MB |Biz
By Reuters BEIJING/HONG KONG – Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) fell more than 4% to close to a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asian financial hub. A passenger walks to the First Class counter of Cathay Pacific Airways at Hong Kong Airport in Hong Kong, China April 4, 2018. (REUTERS / Bobby Yip / MANILA BULLETIN) Increasingly violent protests since June have plunged Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades and are one of the biggest popular challenges to Chinese leader ... more