Thu, Nov 21, 2019 @ 19:44 GMT
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended November 12. NET LENGTH in USD Index slid -595 contracts to 277 84. Speculative long positions fell -1 066 contracts and short positions dropped -471 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended November 5. NET LENGTH in USD Index slid -1 130 contracts to 28 379. Speculative long positions fell -2 200 contracts and short positions dropped -1...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended October 29 NET LENGTH in USD Index slid -1 701 contracts to 39 509. Speculative long positions fell -3 650 contracts and short positions dropped -1...
FOMC delivered a hawkish cut at the October meeting. The central bank lowered the Fed funds rate, by -25 bps, to 1.5-1.75%. Yet, the Fed removed the language that it will act to sustain expansion at the forward guidance....
After EU’s approval of the request to extend Article 50 for another three months (January 31, 2020), the UK parliament passed a bill calling for early elections on December 12. The market remained cautious about these moves with both...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended October 22, NET LENGTH in USD Index declined -6 226 contracts to 31 210. Speculative long positions fell -3 455 contracts and short positions added +2771...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended October 15, NET LENGTH in USD Index dropped -2 423 contracts to 37 436. Speculative long positions fell -4 689 contracts and short positions slipped -2...
Hopes of a Brexit deal have once again lifted sterling. The latest optimism came after the “breakthrough” meeting between UK PM Boris Johnson and Irish PM Taoiseach Varadkar. The latter suggested he saw a“pathway to a deal” which could...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended October 8, NET LENGTH in USD Index declined -3 169 contracts to 39 859. Speculative long positions fell -3 591 contracts and short positions slipped -422...
British pound plunged on news that EU members would unlikely accept the new Withdrawal Agreement proposed by UK PM Boris Johnson. Market anxiety intensified as a report by The Times suggesting that German chancellor Angela Merkel demanded for Northern...
Uncertainty about US-China trade war continues. While negotiations are schedule to resume next week, chance of reaching resolution is low. While some have warned that ‘when China sneezes, the world catches cold’, there are economies that benefit from the...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended October 1, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +1 089 contracts to 43 028. Speculative long positions rose +2 255 contracts and short positions added +1...
As the anti-extradition protests enter the fourth month, the market is increasingly concerned about the liquidity and economic slowdown in Hong Kong. Goldman Sachs' report has unnerved investors about the financial stability in Hong Kong. However, we believe the...
British pound recovers modestly in light of the news that UK PM Boris Johnson would discuss a new Withdrawal Agreement (the deal) with the EU. We are not hopeful that the new proposal on Irish border would be accepted...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended September 24, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +165 contracts to 41 939. Speculative long positions added +687 contracts and short positions slipped -522 contracts. Concerning...
On the 100th day of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement, Moody’s downgraded the territory’s outlook to negative from stable. Although the credit rating stayed unchanged at Aa2 (two notches above China's A1), a negative outlook signals that a rating downgrade...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended September 10, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +296 contracts to 32 032. Speculative long positions ell -4 927 contracts and short positions also declined -5...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended September 3, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +1 839 contracts to 31 336. Speculative long positions rose +6 308 contracts and short positions also added...
The Brexit drama continues. The bill that allows MPs to take over the parliamentary business on September 4 was passed with a 328-301 vote. This has paved the way for debate on whether MPs reject a “no-deal” Brexit. This...
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...
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