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CFTC commitments of traders: EUR longs move back up to December highs

CFTC commitments of traders: EUR longs move back up to December highs

Weekly forex futures positioning data from the CFTC

  • EUR long 156K vs 143K long last week. Long increased by 13K
  • GBP long 13K vs 4K long last week. Longs increased by 9K
  • JPY long 50K vs 50K long last week. Unchanged
  • CHF long 12K vs 9K long last week. Longs increased by 3K
  • AUD long 5K vs 4K short last week. Longs increased by 9K
  • NZD long 15K vs 12K long last week. Longs increased by 3K
  • CAD long 12K vs 14K long last week. Longs trimmed by 2K

Highlights:

  • EUR longs remain the largest speculative position at long 156K. That equals the December high long position.  
  • JPY longs at 50K are unchanged but remain the next largest net speculative position
  • AUD position switched to long 5K from short 4 last week.   
  • All major currencies are now long the currency (short the USD).  

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