Speculative net shorts in U.S. T-note futures rise

NEW YORK, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Speculators' net bearish bets on U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures rose in the latest week, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.

The amount of speculators' bearish, or short, positions in 10-year Treasury futures exceeded bullish, or long, positions by 167,360 contracts on Dec. 3, according to the CFTC's latest Commitments of Traders data.

A week earlier, speculators held 155,554 net short positions in 10-year T-note futures.