Chapter 14. Short Selling in France during the Crisis, the Bans, and What Has Changed since the Euro Correction
Emmanuel Fragnière and Iliya Markov
14.1 Introduction 220
14.4 Statistics 225
14.5 Discussion 231
In the wake of the stock market turmoil of 2008, market regulators all over the world started imposing restrictions on short selling. Although most regulators intervened during the period of September 2008–October 2008, the restrictions were of various lengths and intensities. We start by examining previous studies on short selling bans, which ...