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As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended May 26, NET LENGTH in USD Index dropped -2 498 contracts to 14 799. Speculative long positions decreased -3 476 contracts and short positions were down...
Volatility in USDHKD has increased since last week. HKD fell from the strong-side convertibility undertakings against USD after the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) announced the plan to impose national security law in the city. The 12-month HKD FX swap...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended May 19, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +847 contracts to 17 297. Speculative long positions gained +559 contracts and short positions were down -288 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended May 12, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +25 contracts to 16 450. Speculative long positions dropped -757 contracts and short positions were down -782 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended May 5, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +337 contracts to 16 425. Speculative long positions dropped -1 556 contracts and short positions were down -1...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended April 30, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +472 contracts to 16 088. Speculative long positions gained +1 425 contracts and short positions added +953 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended April 21, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +259 contracts to 15 616. Speculative long positions gained +989 contracts and short positions added +723 contracts. Concerning...
Canadian dollar has only edged lower amidst the recent collapse in crude oil price. This is not usual given the strong correlation between the loonie and oil price, as well as the contribution of the energy sector to the...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended April 14, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +333 contracts to 15 357. Speculative long positions gained +1 044 contracts and short positions added +711 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended April 7, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +959 contracts to 15 014. Traders trimmed bets on both side as the market awaited more stimulus from...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended March 31, NET LENGTH in USD Index gained +1 545 contracts to 14 065. Speculative long positions added +496 contracts and short positions dropped -1 049...
The reporting period was ahead of Fed's announcement of QE infinity. During the week, US dollar rallied against major currencies. Although the Fed announced to resumed QE, the purchase of US$700B of assets was small as a percentage of...
A week before the final data, the flash PMI report for Japan gives a glimpse of how the coronavirus outbreak has hurt the country’s manufacturing and services activities. The composite output index slumped to 35.8, compared with 47 in...
Bets on major currency futures were trimmed on last week, as major central banks announced emergency measures to contain risks of global recession. US dollar soared last week despite Fed's two rate cuts in 2 weeks, bringing the Fed...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended March 10, NET LENGTH in USD Index declined -10 076 contracts to 12 412. Speculative long positions fell -6 280 contracts and short positions gained +3...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended March 3, NET LENGTH in USD Index droped -2 589 contracts to 22 488. Speculative long positions fell -7 880 contracts and short positions declined -5...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended February 25, NET LENGTH in USD Index added +849 contracts to 26 077. Speculative long positions dropped -638 contracts and short positions declined -1 487 contracts....
Despite the recovery over the past few days, Japanese yen has still lost -1.6% against US dollar in the first 3 weeks of February. This phenomenon is puzzling as JPY, as traditional safe-haven currency, usually strengthens as global uncertainty...
Explosion of coronavirus cases should further delay Korea’s economic recovery, leading Bank of Korea to push forward the rate cut to as soon as this week. Last month, policymakers shifted the tone to neutral from dovish. However, the January...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended February 18, NET LENGTH in USD Index gained +4 742 contracts to 24 228. Speculative long positions dropped -1 314 contracts and short positions dropped -6...
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