Deutsche Bank shares on loan at highest in over a year: Markit

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The number of shares in Deutsche Bank out on loan to hedge funds and others hit a more than one-year high of 5.6 percent on Monday, according to data provider Markit.

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The lender's shares have been under pressure as investors fret about how much money it will have to pay to settle with U.S. authorities over the mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities.

Demand to borrow its shares, to either hedge against or profit from a further fall in the price, jumped to 5.5 last Thursday, before falling back slightly to 5.3 percent on Friday.

(Reporting by Maiya Keidan; editing by Simon Jessop)