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Speculators trimmed neat bearish positions in treasuries last week

FXStreet (Mumbai) - The data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) showed the speculators trimmed their overall bearish positions last week for the first time in six weeks.

The non-commercial futures contracts of the 10-year treasury notes, primarily traded by large speculators and hedge funds, witnessed a weekly change of +30,949 net contracts to total net position of -8,529 contracts in the data reported for September 22nd. Long positions in 10-year futures advanced by 33,712 contracts along with a small rise in the short positions by 2,763 contracts.

The commercials (hedgers or traders engaged in buying and selling for business purposes) cut back on their overall bullish positions to a total net position of +93,345 contracts.

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‘Won’t hesitate to adjust policy if needed to achieve BoJ’s price target’ - Kuroda

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