Worried faces at the New York Stock Exchange on March 9. Photo: AP

Letters | As coronavirus shocks stock markets, why call to ban short selling is absurd

  • Hedge funds should not be held responsible for market declines at a time when much larger traditional funds have been heavily selling stocks
  • Hedge funds short stocks to protect the investors in their funds, which include pension plans
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Worried faces at the New York Stock Exchange on March 9. Photo: AP
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