Feb 10 Speculators cut their net-long U.S.
dollar bets for a fifth straight week, to the lowest level since
mid-October, according to data from the Commodity Futures
Trading Commission released on Friday and calculations by
The value of the dollar's net long position totaled $17.07
billion in the week ended Feb. 7, down from $18.47 billion the
previous week. CFTC data also showed a further reduction of net
short bets on the Mexican peso and a fall in net shorts on the
Japanese yen to their lowest level since early December.
(Reporting by Dion Rabouin; Editing by Leslie Adler)