London Property Bears Send Berkeley Shorts to 7-Year High: Chart

Short interest in Berkeley Group Holdings Plc surged to almost 6 percent of shares outstanding this month, the highest for the London homebuilder since 2008. It is the first in the U.K. industry to reach this level since 2010, according to research firm Markit Ltd. The shares have fallen 14 percent this year as the property market in London shows signs of cooling.

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