Latest commitment of traders positions (fx) as at December 5th 2017
Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 11 Dec 2017 02:22:35 America/New_York
CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (8th December) and cover positions up to Tuesday (5th November). COT report is not a complete presenter of entire market positions since the future market is relatively smaller compared to Spot FX market. Nevertheless, it presents a crucial picture of how key participants are looking at future moves.
Market participants are net long in all currencies against the dollar except the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc.
- Short positions in the Japanese yen increased last week and by 3,627 contracts that pushed the net position to -114.3K contracts.
Long positions increased:
- The long positions in the Mexican peso rose for the fifth consecutive week by 6,957 contracts that pushed the net position to +96.5K contracts.
- The long positions in the Australian dollar rose for the first time in ten weeks by 1,446 contracts to +40.3K contracts.
- Long positions in the British pound increased last week by 1,833 to 6.4K contracts.
- Long positions in the euro increased last week by 3,425 contracts to +93.1K contracts.
Long positions decreased:
- The long positions in the Canadian dollar declined last week and by 3,192 contracts that pushed the net position to +42.5K contracts.
Short positions decreased:
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- Short positions in Swiss franc declined for the first time in twelve weeks and by 617 contracts to -29.6K contracts.
- Short positions in the New Zealand dollar declined last week and by 1,129 contracts to -12.9K contracts.