Specialist Glenn Carell (centre) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Photo: APSpecialist Glenn Carell (centre) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Photo: AP
Specialist Glenn Carell (centre) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Photo: AP

Short sellers made over US$50 billion from their US positions during the recent sell-offs related to coronavirus outbreak

  • Short sellers made more than US$50 billion in trading profits over seven trading days, according to data by S3 Partners
  • The most profitable short since February 24 was Tesla, whose shares fell 17 per cent

Topic |   Stocks
Specialist Glenn Carell (centre) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Photo: APSpecialist Glenn Carell (centre) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Photo: AP
Specialist Glenn Carell (centre) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Photo: AP
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