CFTC commitment of traders: Net speculative positions see mixed, but small changes

CFTC commitment of traders highlights for the trading week ending April 3, 2018

  • EUR long 134K vs 141K long last week. Longs trimmed 7K
  • GBP long 40K vs 34K long last week. Longs increased by 6K.
  • JPY long 4K vs 4K short last week. Longs increased by 8K.
  • CHF short 10K vs 9K short last week. Shorts increased by 1K
  • CAD short 32K vs 27K short last week. Shorts increased by 5K.
  • AUD square vs 8k long last week.  Longs trimmed 8K.
  • NZD long 18K vs 18K long.   No change.


Overall, the net positions saw limited changes of net speculative positions.  

Hightlights include:

  • EUR longs remain the largest position but lower by 7K. The EUR is ending lower but off the lows
  • The GBP long increased a little. The price is higher on the week and trades near the highs for the week
  • The JPY position switched from short to long this week, but near unchanged levels
  • CAD shorts increased, and the CAD went higher against those shorts
  • Traders are trying to pick a bottom in the pair. It is higher from a week ago. 

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