In stocks in the United States and Europe, bets on falling prices through short selling have collapsed. Experts pointed out that Gametop of small depositors was attacked earlier this year.
Now, more and more stock exchange experts call the bubble in the stock market a bubble, especially in view of high valuations, listings on many stock exchanges and extensive speculation by investors.
-American investor Jeremy Grantham wrote in an article published earlier this year that the long and long bull market since 2009 has finally matured and become an epic bubble.
However, recent data from Goldman Sachs shows that Wall Street and other stock exchanges around the world are currently near record levels. This fact has not caused stock market participants to invest in short stocks and bet on falling prices. Bloomberg Markets Picks.
E24 previously mentioned that speculators betting on the U.S. stock market have lost $245 billion in the past 12 months.
Therefore, by the beginning of the year, many people began to cut short positions-this development has been going on at full speed.
The median short return of companies listed on the S&P 500 index has now fallen to 1.6% of market value.
According to the report, this means that short interest in the US index is at its lowest point in nearly 17 years. Bloomberg high.
It seems that on the European Stoxx 600 Index, the number of short bets on listed companies has dropped to a near record low level this year.
Hedge funds are one of the participants who often sell short.
This type of fund has been widely discussed this winter, when amateur investors on the forum made them lose money by raising the price of highly shorted stocks.
Pay special attention to Gametop share.
Due to large purchases, it was suddenly traded at a high price, which in turn sent the stock to heaven. It caused many hedge funds that shorted video game stocks to suffer billions of dollars in losses.
Paul Harper, equity strategist at DNB Markets, explained that short-term interest rates have been on a downward trend for several years, but: