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COT report review (FX)

CFTC commitment of traders report was released on Friday (17th July) and cover positions up to Tuesday (14th July). COT report is not a complete presenter of entire market positions, since future market is relatively smaller compared to Spot FX market. Nevertheless, it presents crucial picture on how key participants are looking at future moves.

Key highlights -

Market participants are net short on all currencies except Franc against dollar.

Participants increased net long position in US dollar by $1.66 billion to $30.93 billion.

Shorts increased -

  • Largest short addition was register in Euro by $1.17 billion to -$14.83 billion.
  • Aussie registered second largest short addition by $0.85 billion to -$2.5 billion.
  • Canadian dollar registered third largest short increase by $0.66 billion to -$3.2 billion.
  • Pound shorts were increased moderately by $0.15 billion to -$2.365 billion.
  • New Zealand dollar shorts were increased by $ 99 million to -$1.32 billion.
  • Mexican peso shorts were increased by $30 million to -$2.32 billion.

Shorts covered -

  • Japanese Yen registered largest and only short covering amid risk aversion. Shorts were covered by $1.7 billion to net -$4.8 billion.

Longs decreased -

  • Swiss Franc longs were reduced by $0.4 billion to net $0.4 billion.
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