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US CFTC speculative positioning – ANZ

FXStreet (Barcelona) - Research Analysts at ANZ share the positioning data for the week ending 11th November.

Key Quotes

“Leveraged funds increased their overall net long USD positioning by USD0.7bn to reach a new multi-year high at USD34.1bn”

“Net short positioning in JPY continues to rise, but only by USD0.6bn to USD6.8bn. Overall positioning is still far from extremes, suggesting there is still further upside in USD/JPY from here.”

“Commodity currencies saw small net buying, likely helped by the better-than-expected trade balance in China”

“Net selling in EUR paused after 5 consecutive weeks, with net short positions decreasing by USD0.6bn to USD19.7bn”

“GBP continued to see its sixth consecutive week of net selling as the Bank of England revised down its inflation forecast, and rate hike expectations continue to get pushed out.”

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