Article: Japan Cracks Down on Naked Short Selling

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Japan Cracks Down on Naked Short Selling

Takashi Nakamichi, Ayai Tomisawa

The Wall Street Journal, 28 October 2008

Japan moved Tuesday imposed new restrictions on so-called “naked” short selling of stocks, stepping up its efforts to arrest the tumble in domestic share prices.

The Tokyo Stock Exchange has asked member brokers to stop accepting naked short-sell orders, TSE President Atsushi Saito told a news conference.

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