News: USD 2022-11-29 01:14

U.S. Treasury net shorts decrease in latest week - CFTC

NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Speculators' net bearish bets on U.S. Treasury note futures decreased in the latest week, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Monday. The amount of speculators' bearish, or short, positions in two-year Treasury futures exceeded bullish, or long, positions by 566,995 contracts on Nov. 22, according to the CFTC's latest Commitments of Traders data. Net shorts on those futures had gone up to their highest since at least 1990 as of the prior week ended on Nov. 15. Speculators trimmed bearish bets on other maturities too, with 10-year note futures' net shorts down to 321,256 contracts from 343,021 a week earlier. Below is a table of the speculative positions in Treasury futures on the Chicago Board of Trade and in Eurodollar futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in the latest week: U.S. 2-year T-notes (Contracts of $200,000) 22 Nov 2022 Prior week week Long 168,580 146,333 Short 735,575 732,603 Net -566,995 -586,270 U.S. 5-year T-notes (Contracts of $100,000) 22 Nov 2022 Prior week week Long 334,470 309,373 Short 858,124 856,991 Net -523,654 -547,618 U.S. 10-year T-notes (Contracts of $100,000) 22 Nov 2022 Prior week week Long 473,384 472,288 Short 794,640 815,309 Net -321,256 -343,021 U.S. T-bonds (Contracts of $100,000) 22 Nov 2022 Prior week week Long 60,382 57,233 Short 150,866 154,914 Net -90,484 -97,681 U.S. Ultra T-bonds (Contracts of $100,000) 22 Nov 2022 Prior week week Long 76,599 94,540 Short 453,610 472,248 Net -377,011 -377,708 Eurodollar (Contracts of $1,000,000) 15 Nov 2022 Prior week week Long 559,946 487,273 Short 2,526,877 2,599,923 Net -1,966,931 -2,112,650 Fed funds (Contracts of $1,000,000) 22 Nov 2022 Prior week week Long 196,688 149,424 Short 185,515 175,978 Net 11,173 -26,554 (Reporting by Davide Barbuscia; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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