Shorting Ban Expiry Heralds Return To Correlation Trades

The U.K. Financial Services Authority’s decision not to renew its short selling ban on financial stocks after it expires Jan. 16 should boost liquidity in the over-the-counter swaps market and draw hedge funds back into correlation plays.

  • 06 Jan 2009

--Irene Chapple

The U.K. Financial Services Authority’s decision not to renew its short selling ban on financial stocks after it expires Jan. 16 should boost liquidity in the over-the-counter swaps market and draw hedge funds back into correlation plays.

Darren Fox, partner at law firm Simmons & Simmons in London, ...

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