NEW YORK, July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of June 30, 2020, short interest in 2,450 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 8,284,881,466 shares compared with 7,927,678,024 shares in 2,439 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of June 15, 2020. The end-of-June short interest represent 2.67 days average daily Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 2.48 days for the prior reporting period.

Short interest in 1,047 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 1,221,300,387 shares at the end of the settlement date of June 30, 2020 compared with 1,105,754,484 shares in 1,053 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents 1.0 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was also 1.0.

In summary, short interest in all 3,497 Nasdaq® securities totaled 9,506,181,853 shares at the June 30, 2020 settlement date, compared with 3,492 issues and 9,033,432,508 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 1.93 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 1.88 days for the previous reporting period.

The open short interest positions reported for each Nasdaq security reflect the total number of shares sold short by all broker/dealers regardless of their exchange affiliations. A short sale is generally understood to mean the sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale that is consummated by the delivery of a security borrowed by or for the account of the seller.

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