Short sellers bet against UK retail stocks amid income squeeze

Cineworld is the most shorted UK stock

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Retail stocks have found themselves under the harshest light from UK short sellers
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Retail stocks have found themselves under the harshest light from UK short sellers

UK retail businesses have been the most targeted by short-sellers as the cost-of-living crisis intensifies, analysis by GraniteShares on the most shorted UK companies has found.

Cineworld Group, the world's second-largest cinema chain, was the most shorted UK listed company. Some 8.2% of its stock was held short by five investment firms, with New Holland Capital holding th...

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