Securities Lending Report: 4/12/21 – 4/16/21

Sectors vs Short Positions

Sectors vs Short Positions

SLB Update: Largest Short Values

The following chart shows the 15 largest short values on April 15, 2021.

Largest Short Values

Largest loan values excluding securities where the WAvg loan rate is less than 100bps

SLB Update: Highest to Borrow

The following chart shows the 15 highest borrow fees on April 15, 2021.

SLB Update: Highest to Borrow

Lowest weighted average rebate rates where the loan value is greater than $1mm

SLB Update: Hardest to Borrow

The following table shows the 15 hardest to borrow securities during the week of 4/12/21 – 4/16/21.

Hardest to Borrow

Loan availability per Short Sale Rejects. Sorted by number of unique customer rejects over the past week

ETF Shorts vs Non-Shorts

ETF Shorts vs Non-Shorts

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