As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended August 27, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +398 contracts to 29 897. Speculative long positions dropped -961 contracts while short positions fell -1 359 contracts during the week. Traders trimmed bets on the greenback. Concerning European currencies, NET SHORT for EUR futures gained +827 contracts to 38 804. NET SHORT for GBP futures plunged -3 390 contracts to 89 028. Speculative long positions soared +4 738 contracts, partly offset by an +1 348 increase in speculative shorts.

On safe-haven currencies, Net SHORT for CHF futures declined -7 317 contracts to 3 800. NET LENGTH for JPY futures rose +2 453 contracts to 33 607 during the week. Speculative long positions surged +9 811 contracts while shorts also jumped +7 358 contracts. On commodity currencies, NET SHORT for AUD futures dropped -1 749 contracts to 61 032. Speculative long positions decreased -508 contracts while shorts fell -2 257 contracts. Separately, NET SHORT for NZD jumped +7 787 contracts to 26 047 contracts last week. NET LENGTH for CAD futures dropped -2 132 contracts to 10 905.

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