Latest commitment of traders positions (fx) as at June 12th 2018
Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 18 Jun 2018 01:00:40 America/New_York
CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (15th June) and cover positions up to Tuesday (12th June). 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 crucial picture on how key participants are looking at future moves.
Market participants are net short in all currencies against the dollar except the British pound sterling, New Zealand dollar, and the euro.
Long positions decreased:
- The long positions in the euro declined for an eighth consecutive week and by 1,011 contracts to +88.2K contracts.
Short positions decreased:
- The short position in the Canadian dollar declined last week and by 1,051 contracts to -15K contracts.
- The short positions in the Australian dollar declined last week by 4,973 contracts to -15.2K contracts.
- The short positions in the Swiss franc declined for the second consecutive week and by 1,971 contracts to -37.2K contracts.
Long positions increased:
- The long positions in the New Zealand dollar rose for a second consecutive week and by 2,623 contracts to +7K contracts.
- The long positions in the British pound sterling rose last week by 3,624 contracts to +11K contracts.
Short positions increased:
- Mexican Peso short positions rose by 10,590 contracts to -21.7K contracts.
Position shifted from short to long:
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- The net position in the Japanese yen reverted from negative to positive last week. The net long positions rose by 8,489 contracts to a net position of +5K contracts.