(Bloomberg) — The last time hedge funds and money managers were so divided on the future of benchmark Treasuries was when the Federal Reserve’s tightening cycle neared its peak in late 2018.

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Net short leveraged fund positions in 10-year futures have grown to their largest since 2019, according to the latest data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. However, their more optimistic institutional counterparts have seen net long positions climb to a…