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Speculators trim long dollar bets - CFTC and Reuters

NEW YORK, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Speculators cut their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.

The value of the dollar's net long position, derived from net positions of International Monetary Market speculators in the yen, euro, British pound, Swiss franc and Canadian and Australian dollars, was $16.70 billion in the week to Aug. 13.

That compares with a net long position of $16.77 billion the previous week. (Reporting by Kate Duguid; Editing by Sandra Maler)