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Betting against the FTSE 100 netted traders £418 million in September. These are the top 5 most and least profitable short sells last month

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Short sellers made a profit of £418 million across the entire FTSE 100 index in September, according to recent analysis from Ortex Analytics , a global financial analytics company.
The FTSE 100 was one of the worst-performing major indices in Europe in September, as a surge in cases of COVID-19 and tighter restrictions on movement, coupled with renewed concern over Brexit, hit UK assets harder than most regional markets. The index fell 2%, compared with a 1.6% fall in the euro zone Stoxx 50.
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