Sirius Minerals share price: why so much short interest?

The UK-based fertiliser development company has seen short interest build against, with investors aware that it desperately needs funding after its $500 million bond offering was pulled due to poor market conditions.

Trade-talk doubts and weak data make for a risk-off day

The last 24-hours in financial markets has all been about the trade-war, and global growth. Stock markets traded lower generally, as hopes for a phase-one trade deal between the US and China hang by a thread.