Today in Markets: Sayonara Shorts

Bankless market analysis for November 6, 2023
Jack Inabinet Jack Inabinet Nov 6, 20231 min read
Today in Markets: Sayonara Shorts

South Korean financial authorities have banned short-selling until next June. The Korean tech index (KOSDAQ) posted its largest single-day gain in history, but the move begs the question: is crypto the only free marketplace?

The stated intention of the measure is to eliminate naked short selling, a practice that is already illegal in Korea – involving shorting shares without actually borrowing them, but the ban will apply to all short selling.

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Jack Inabinet

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Jack Inabinet is a Senior Analyst with a passion for exploring the bleeding edge of crypto and finance. Prior to joining Bankless, Jack worked as an analyst at HAL Real Estate where he conducted market research and financial analysis for commercial apartment development and acquisition activities in the Seattle region. He graduated from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business and remains based out of the Seattle area.

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