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Short interest on junk bond ETFs hits record as investors warn of ‘liquidity mismatch’

Short interest for high-yield bond ETFs surged to a record of over $7 billion in February
Concerns over the frothy high-yield bond sector are rearing its head, with short interest on high-yield exchange traded funds hitting a new record in February.
Beneath a placid investing landscape for so-called junk bonds, short interest for high-yield debt ETFs surged to over $7 billion, representing more than a quarter of the total borrowing demand for the underlying bonds, according to data provider IHS Markit. That reflects concerns from a few investors who feel ETFs could be the first domino to fall when sentiment turns against bonds sold by debt-laden companies.

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