US Treasury 10-year note futures’ net shorts hit largest since mid-October -CFTC

November 18th, 2023

Speculators increased bearish bets on benchmark U.S. Treasury 10-year note futures, with their net shorts rising to the largest since mid-October, Commodity Futures Trading Commission data showed on Friday.

The amount of speculators’ bearish, or short, positions in 10-year Treasury futures amounted to 661,766 contracts in the week ended Nov. 14, according to the CFTC’s latest Commitments of Traders data (1043602NNET).

Other maturities saw a decline in net short positioning.