NEW YORK, April 21 Speculators lifted bullish bets on the U.S. dollar for a second straight week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.
The value of the dollar's net long position totaled $15.34 billion in the week ended April 18, up from $15.04 billion the previous week. Sterling net short contracts, meanwhile, fell to their lowest since early March. (Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss, editing by G Crosse)
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WASHINGTON, June 26 Escalating a trade dispute with Canada in the run-up to talks on renegotiating NAFTA, the U.S. Commerce Department on Monday imposed preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber of up to 7.72 percent.