Forex Technical Analysis: CFTC Commitment of Traders: GBP shorts remain the largest speculative position

Forex futures positioning data among non-commercial traders for the week ending July 16, 2019

  • EUR short 31K vs 36K short last week. Shorts trimmed by 5K
  • GBP short 76K vs 73K short last week. Shorts increased by 3K
  • JPY short 11K vs 4K short last week. Short increased by 7K
  • CHF short 12k vs 10k short last week. Shorts increased by 2K
  • AUD short 53k vs 54k short last week. Shorts trimmed by 1K
  • NZD short 17K vs 22K short last week. Shorts trimmed by 5K
  • CAD long 21K vs 9K long last week.  Longs increased by 11K
  • Prior week

Highlights:

  • GBP shorts remain the largest speculative position. The short is the largest since September 2018
Forex futures positioning data among non-commercial traders for the week ending July 16, 2019
  • CAD remains the only long currency position/short USD position.  The long position was increased by 12K. That was the largest change of all the major currencies.
  • Speculators are long USD (short currencies) vs EUR, GBP, JPY, CHF, AUD, and NZD

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