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Bearish bets increase in corn

07/12/2013 @ 3:01pm

Money managers increased their bearish positions in CBOT corn futures and options in the week ended Tuesday, CFTC data show. Managed funds, including hedge funds, had a net short position of 55,767 contracts in CBOT corn, up 180% on the week. The increase came as corn traders factored in the potential for substantial increases in U.S. production in 2013. (andrew.johnsonjr@dowjones.com)

For more, see:

http://www.cftc.gov/dea/options/ag_sof.htm

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

July 12, 2013 15:53 ET (19:53 GMT)

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