March 17 Speculators bolstered bullish bets on
the U.S. dollar, pushing net longs to their highest since late
January, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data
released on Friday and calculations by Reuters.
The value of the dollar's net long position totaled $17.59
billion in the week ended March 14, up from $15.26 billion the
Net shorts on the Japanese yen also rose to 71,297
contracts, the highest since mid-January, data showed.
(Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss; Editing by Meredith