France back in hedge funds' sights as economy stutters


* Volume of French bonds on loan up 17 pct from Oct low * May indicate step up in short-selling * Some hedge funds question French economic strategy By Laurence Fletcher LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) - Hedge funds are restoring bets that French bond prices will fall, speculating the country's gamble on increasing public spending to boost economic growth will fail. Funds have already been burnt on the trade. Last year, ...


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