CFTC commitments of traders. Little change in the speculative positions this week

Forex futures positioning data for the week ending May 12, 2020

  • EUR long 78K vs 76K long last week. Shorts increased by 2K
  • GBP short 14K vs 12K short last week. Shorts increased by 2K
  • JPY long 28K vs 27K long last week. Longs increased by 1K
  • CHF long 7K vs 8K long last week. Longs trimmed by 1K
  • AUD short 35k vs 33K short last week. Shorts increased by 2K
  • NZD short 16K  vs 15K short last week. Shorts increased by 1K
  • CAD short 32k vs 32K short last week. Unchanged for the week
Highlights for the week:
  • The EUR longs remain the largest of the major currencies and steady in a 77K to 87K range (over the last 5 weeks).
  • The speculative positions were pretty much unchanged from last week. The biggest change were 2K changes in EUR, GBP,  and AUD.
Forex futures positioning data for the week ending May 12, 2020_