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Malaysia short sellers target record equity rally

Short interest in the iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF doubles in past month to 20% of outstanding shares as at Monday, reaching an 8-year peak of 23% on Jan 9

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The benchmark equity index has advanced 116% from its October 2008 low in the longest bull market worldwide.

Kuala Lumpur

SHORT sellers are taking aim at the world's longest-running equity rally.

Short interest in the iShares MSCI Malaysia exchange-traded fund (ETF) more than doubled in the past month to 20 per cent of outstanding shares as at Monday, and reached an eight-year peak of 23