Latest commitment of traders positions (fx) as at July 10th 2018
Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 16 Jul 2018 09:18:07 America/New_York
CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (13th July) and cover positions up to Tuesday (10th July). COT report is not a complete presenter of entire market positions since the future market is relatively smaller compared to the Spot FX market. Nevertheless, it presents a crucial picture of how key participants are looking at future moves.
Market participants are net short in all currencies against the dollar except the euro.
Long positions decreased:
- The long positions in the euro declined for the 10th time in 11 weeks and by 12,390 contracts to +24.4K contracts.
Short positions decreased:
- The short position in the Swiss franc declined last week and by 373 contracts to -40.1K contracts.
Short positions increased:
- The short positions in the Canadian dollar rose for a third consecutive week and by 3,439 contracts to -52.9K contracts.
- Short positions in the New Zealand dollar rose for a third consecutive week and by 170 contracts to -26.6K contracts.
- Short positions in the British pound sterling rose for a third consecutive week and by 11,622 contracts to -40.4K contracts.
- The short positions in the Australian dollar rose last week and by 1,743 contracts to -41K contracts.
- The short positions in the Japanese yen rose for the second consecutive week and by 1,102 contracts to -39.8K contracts,
Long positions increased:
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- Long positions in the Mexican peso rose last week by 22,217 contracts that resulted in a net position of +28.1K contracts.