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Nasdaq Announces Mid-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date August 15, 2023

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of August 15, 2023, short interest in 3,276 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 10,165,210,409 shares compared with 10,124,012,140 shares in 3,275 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of July 31, 2023. The mid-August short interest represents 2.70 days compared with 2.70 days for the prior reporting period.

Short interest in 1,769 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 2,056,890,999 shares at the end of the settlement date of August 15, 2023, compared with 2,110,598,628 shares in 1,772 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a 1.35 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was 1.73.

In summary, short interest in all 5,045 Nasdaq® securities totaled 12,222,101,408 shares at the August 15, 2023 settlement date, compared with 5,047 issues and 12,234,610,768 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.31 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.46 days for the prior 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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