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New rules on short-selling in Japan cause a surge in bearish bets on the stock market

Posted on 07 November 2013 with 1 comment from readers

Does a spike in shorting mean foretell a new surge in the Japanese stock market, or the end of the upward trend? Sometimes contrarians can get tangled up in their own web.

But bearish bets on Japanese shares surged to the highest in more than a year after the government eased rules on short-selling reports Bloomberg Television’s ‘First Up’…

Posted on 07 November 2013 Categories: Banking & Finance, Bond Markets, Global Economics, Investment Gurus, Video Channel

1 Comment posted by readers:

Comment by Andy - 07 November 2013

We all saw what happened to those who went bearish with shorts bets on the US markets as they tried to take on the FED by going against it. BOJ is Jo different then the FEDis when it comes to printing money. Just because you can short or place a bearish bet does not mean the market will reverse course lol..

Did you see the big bet some investor or hedge fund took for March 1900 calls for 2014?

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