Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Benedict Hamilton Discusses the Dark Side to Short-Selling

Benedict Hamilton in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice of Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, discusses how the rising abuse of short-selling tactics could have severe consequences on healthy businesses in a City A.M. Op-Ed.

An extract from the article:

We are seeing an increasing number of cases where unscrupulous traders have deliberately spread false but plausible rumours, having already taken short positions – a practice known as “short and distort”. When the rumours prompt stock price falls, the traders are able to close their positions, sometimes within hours, and make considerable profits.

Read the full article on City A.M.

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