Australia, Taiwan, Netherlands join short-selling ban

After crackdowns in the U.S. and the U.K. on short selling, Australia, Taiwan and the Netherlands announced restrictions to the strategy. Australia banned short selling of any stock, Taiwan plans to restrict short selling of the market's 150 top stocks and the Dutch regulator prohibited naked short selling of banks for three months. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to alter its temporary ban on short selling.

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