fx cot update brexit

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 12k contracts to take the total position to 24k contracts. The record EUR long position that built up over Q1 in anticipation of ECB monetary policy tightening has now been slashed by around 80% as the market adjusts to the ECB’s shifting stance. While the...

2018-07-16 James Harte Read more

 EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 2k contracts to take the total position to 34k contracts. EUR long positioning continues to be steadily reduced as the market digests the ECB’s announcement at its last meeting that it will be winding down QE by year end but plans to keep rates unchanged ...

2018-07-09 James Harte Read more
fx cot update brexit

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 52k contracts to take the total position to 36k contracts. This massive reduction in upside exposure comes in the wake of the ECB’s June meeting where the central bank delivered a blow to EUR bulls by saying that rates will stay at current levels at least ...

2018-06-25 James Harte Read more
fx cot update brexit

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 1k contracts to take the total position to 88k contracts. This latest position adjustment reflected light position covering ahead of the June ECB meeting where the central bank kept policy unchanged as expected. EUR bulls were left disappointed however, as...

2018-06-18 James Harte Read more
fx cot update

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 17k contracts to take the total position to 93k contracts. EUR upside positioning has now been reduced by around a third over the last month as traders react to the shifting environment in the Eurozone. A more cautious and dovish tone from the ECB, acknowl...

2018-06-04 James Harte Read more
Dovish BOJ JPY Investors Turn Net Short

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 5k contracts to take the total position to 110k contracts. EUR has been consecutively net sold now for almost two months as the market continues to pare back upside risk in response to a more dovish sounding ECB. With data having moderated recently, the EC...

2018-05-28 James Harte Read more
JPY Positioning Turns Net Long Again

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week, selling 5k contracts to take the total position to 115k contracts. EUR upside has now been net sold for each week over the last month as the market reacts to a downturn in eurozone economic data and a more cautious tone by the ECB subsequently. Speaking at the ba...

2018-05-21 James Harte Read more
EUR Longs Continue To Decrease

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 60 contracts to take the total position to 120.5k contracts. Despite being only slight in size, this latest positioning adjustment marks the third consecutive week where EUR longs continue to decrease, as investors continue to dial back their ECB tightening ...

2018-05-14 James Harte Read more
EUR Longs are Slashed Ahead of ECB

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 21k contracts to take the total position to 131k contracts. This sharp reduction in EUR upside positioning came ahead of the ECB’s April meeting and reflected the cautious view of the market in response to recent data softening in the eurozone. As expec...

2018-04-30 James Harte Read more
EUR Longs Move To Fresh Record Highs

EURUSD Non-Commercials increased their net long positions in the Euro last week buying a further 4k contracts to take the total position to 152k contracts. This latest growth in upside exposure brings EUR long positioning to fresh record highs as traders position themselves in anticipation of the ECB normalising monetary policy. Accordingly...

2018-04-24 James Harte Read more