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Currently trading at 1.083 against USD, lowest since April 2017, the single currency has plunged -2.4% in the first half of February. This follows a -1% decline in January. Disappointing economic data, renewed speculations on further rate cut by...
Weakness in Eurozone's economic data has led traders to trim bets on higher euro but raise short bets for further decline. As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended February 11, NET LENGTH in...
Novel coronavirus has shown no signs of abating. The latest statistics indicate that the number of confirmed cases has increased to above 30 000 and casualty to over 800 in China. The epidemic has affected at least 28 countries...
Safe-haven currencies shined as novel coronavirus exported from China sparks global worries. As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended January 28. NET LENGTH in USD Index added +3 493 contracts to 16 433....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended January 21. NET LENGTH in USD Index slipped -323 contracts to 12 940. Speculative long positions were down -256 contracts and short positions added +67 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended January 14. NET LENGTH in USD Index added +795 contracts to 13 263. Speculative long positions gaomed +1 765 contracts and short positions added +970 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended January 7. NET LENGTH in USD Index added +414 contracts to 12 468. Speculative long positions dropped -1 120 contracts and short positions fell -1 534...
Geopolitical tensions in Iran continue to evolve. The latest development is that Iran has launched over a dozen missiles at Iraqi bases hosting US and coalition troops. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced in a statement that the...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended December 31. NET LENGTH in USD Index dropped -1 177 contracts to 12 054. Speculative long positions added +907 contracts and short positions added +2 084...
As the world’s largest reserve currency, movement of US dollar reflects its two roles. First, the strength of USD reflects the well being of the domestic economic developments. The greenback rises against other currencies if US’ economy is expected...
As in last year, Chinese Yuan will remain directed by the US-China trade war in 2020. Although China’s economy continues to struggle and PBOC’s monetary policy is tilted to the accommodative side, CNY should stabilize against USD if trade...
US-China trade war, Brexit drama and concerns over global economic slowdown have resulted in a volatile FX market for most of 2019. Risk aversion raised demand for safe-haven assets, such as Japanese yen. USDJPY declined to as low as...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended December 24. NET LENGTH in USD Index gained +1 535 contracts to 13 231. Speculative long positions added +990 contracts and short positions dropped -545 contracts....
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended December 17. NET LENGTH in USD Index declined -10 565 contracts to 11 696. Speculative long positions fell -7 706 contracts and short positions gained +2...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended December 10. NET LENGTH in USD Index dropped -1 616 contracts to 22 261. Speculative long positions slipped -428 contracts and short positions addd +1 188...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended December 3. NET LENGTH in USD Index slipped -261 contracts to 23 877. Speculative long positions added +1 949 contracts and short positions gained +2 210...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended November 26. NET LENGTH in USD Index slipped -487 contracts to 24 138. Speculative long positions fell -2 276 contracts and short positions dropped -1 789...
With UK elections approaching in two weeks’ time (December 12), opinion polls suggest that both Conservatives and Labors have consolidated support. Poll of polls indicates that support for Tories have risen to 43% as of November 26. This marks...
As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended November 19. NET LENGTH in USD Index dropped -3 159 contracts to 24 625. Speculative long positions fell -2 408 contracts and short positions added +751...
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....
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