Short interest in Citicorp stock jumped again in the latest New York Stock Exchange tabulation, despite widespread sentiment that the New York bank company is in robust health.

During the month ended April 13 - which included the last weeks of a record profit quarter - the number of Citi shares sold short rose 3.8%, to 20.8 million.

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