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From the FCA's spreadsheet of short positions required to be disclosed to it, the following shows the ten top shorted London-listed shares at the start of 2017.
|Net Short Position (%)||Name of Share Issuer||End 2016 Share Price (p)|
|16.56||OCADO GROUP PLC||263.8|
|15.87||WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS||230.2|
|13.76||TULLOW OIL PLC||311.9|
|13.74||MITIE GROUP PLC||225.1|
|10.18||TELIT COMMUNICATIONS PLC||272.5|
|7.30||SAINSBURY (J) PLC||249.7|
|7.17||WEIR GROUP PLC/THE||1882|
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