Agree with the first part but thing the world implications won't . Big blip on the markets , few months maybe years and trot on.Beijing attempting to tighten the screws further with staff at Cathay Pacific the latest target,
Companies including Cathay Pacific face backlash from Beijing over supporting protests.www.bbc.co.uk
I am beginning to feel the end game here will be a full-on invasion and crackdown by the Chinese military and the end of the Hong Kong SAR and both Hong Kong and possibly nearby Macau being absorbed into the PRC proper.
Should this happen, the worldwide implications could be very severe.
Much like the Iran/UK stand off. Iran knows the UK is a paper tiger. And no direct UK action unless the USA asks us to.