Speculative net shorts in U.S. 10-year T-note futures rise-CFTC

Fri Mar 14, 2014 3:36pm EDT

March 14 (Reuters) - - Speculators' net bearish bets on U.S.
10-year Treasury note futures rose for a second week, according
to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.
    The amount of speculators' bearish, or short, positions in
10-year Treasury futures exceeded bullish, or long, positions by
118,210 contracts on March 11, according to the CFTC's latest
Commitments of Traders data.
    A week earlier, speculators held 101,370 net short positions
in 10-year T-note futures.
    Below is a table of the speculative positions in Treasury
futures on the Chicago Board of Trade in the latest week:
 U.S. two-year T-notes (Contracts of $200,000) 
        11Mar2014         Prior week
        week           
 Long         179,549        197,047
 Short        167,073        171,897
 Net           12,476         25,150
 
U.S. five-year T-notes (Contracts of $100,000) 
        11Mar2014         Prior week
        week           
 Long         221,540        234,160
 Short        335,525        343,538
 Net         -113,985       -109,378
 
U.S. 10-year T-notes (Contracts of $100,000) 
        11Mar2014         Prior week
        week           
 Long         301,102        312,136
 Short        419,312        413,506
 Net         -118,210       -101,370
 
U.S. T-bonds (Contracts of $100,000) 
        11Mar2014         Prior week
        week           
 Long          76,461         79,023
 Short         60,330         62,165
 Net           16,131         16,858
 
U.S. Ultra T-bonds (Contracts of $100,000) 
        11Mar2014         Prior week
        week           
 Long          43,836         48,742
 Short         47,708         52,784
 Net           -3,872         -4,042
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