London’s Short-Selling Resilience

U.K. hedge funds weather the storm as official hostility toward short-selling softens.


The U.K. hedge fund industry, battered by a barrage of complaints from angry politicians, regulators and the British public, seems to be weathering the storm. Official hostility toward short-selling is softening as the Financial Services Authority holds firm to its January repeal of a temporary ban on shorting.

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