CFTC commitments of traders: Minor wiggles in speculative positions this week

Weekly Forex futures net noncommercial positioning data for the week ending May 28, 2019

  • EUR short 100K vs 101K short last week. Shorts trimmed by 1K
  • GBP short 32K vs 26K short last week. Shorts increased by 6K
  • JPY short 55K vs 55K short last week. Unchanged
  • CHF short 35k vs 37k short last week. Shorts trimmed by 2K
  • AUD short 66k vs 66k short last week. Unchanged
  • NZD short 16K vs 11K short last week. Shorts increased by 5K
  • CAD short 39K vs 42K short last week.  Shorts trimmed by 3K
  • Prior report

Minor wiggles in positions this week although the GBP shorts increased by an additional 6K after increasing 23K last week.  AUD shorts remain healthy on expectations of cut(s) in rates.  The largest position remains the EUR as speculators don’t like the prospects for the common currency.

Weekly Forex futures net noncommercial positioning data for the week ending May 28, 2019