A number of so-called hedge funds, have for the past few months, hundreds of millions of euros, brought on by speculation on the share prices of the stocks (short selling of, among others, Lufthansa and tour operator TUI. Hedge funds are investment funds that, in more than one way to return is to try to pick it up.
according to a summary of the dataprovider ORTEX Analytics, which Reuters on Thursday about writing. Mutual funds, like Citadel, Marshall Wace, and Sandbar Asset Management took in the first seven months of this year, more than 854 million euros with a short sale .
in Addition to the shares of Lufthansa and TUI's shares in French hotel group, Accor, and that of a cruise company, Carnival Corporation, run for the wheelers. Such investors borrow shares of a regular mutual fund, and sell it when the price goes down. The difference is the hedge funds.