Short Interest in US increase

After a temporary drop in the second half of March, short interest is back on the rise.

The NYSE recently reported that in the first half of April short interest rose to 13.36 billion shares from 13.23 billion on March 28, a one percent increase.

Likewise, NASDAQ also showed an increase of 1.4 percent in short interest during the same period.

According to data from FactSet, more than 58 percent of S&P 500 companies saw a spike in short interest in the first two weeks of April.


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Mingze Wu

Mingze Wu

Currency Analyst at Market Pulse
Based in Singapore, Mingze Wu focuses on trading strategies and technical and fundamental analysis of major currency pairs. He has extensive trading experience across different asset classes and is well-versed in global market fundamentals. In addition to contributing articles to MarketPulseFX, Mingze centers on forex and macro-economic trends impacting the Asia Pacific region.
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