FXCOT18.12.17

EURUSD     Non-Commercials have increased their net long positions in the Euro last week, buying a further 21k contracts to take the total position to 113.9k contracts. This latest increase in upside exposure takes EUR longs to their highest levels since 2007, reflecting the growing consensus that the ECB will taper more q...

2018-01-25 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 11k contracts to take the total position to 72k contracts. A resurgent US Dollar amid better US data and heightened expectations of a December rate hike has weighed on EUR sentiment following the ECB’s latest meeting which saw the market disappointed by the ...

2018-01-25 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 11.4k contracts to take the total. The key driver for EUR flows this week is likely to be the development of US tax plans as the market looks to gauge the likelihood of the Senate approving Trump’s proposed reforms. Alongside this, traders will also be payin...

2017-12-12 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 7k contracts to take the total position to 83k contracts. Long positioning has been reduced in recent weeks as investors adjusted their exposure ahead of last week’s ECB meeting. The market was visibly disappointed by Draghi’s tapering announcement which und...

2017-12-12 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

EURUSD Non-Commercials increased their net long positions in the Euro last week buying 25k contracts to take the total position to 88k contracts. Positioning adjustments in the single currency have been increasingly volatile over the last few weeks as traders have been adjusting their view in response to the ECB’s latest meeting, as well as v...

2017-11-02 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 23k contracts to take the total position to 63k contracts. EUR has now been net-sold for three out of the last four weeks despite strong signals by the ECB that they will announce further tapering at the upcoming October meeting. Uncertainty ahead of the Ger...

2017-10-22 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

This data references the period ending Tuesday, July 12th. EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 10k contracts to take the total position to 86k contracts. This latest position adjustment comes on the back of the ECB’s September meeting. The bank had widely been expected to announce further t...

2017-10-22 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

This data references the period ending Tuesday, July 26th EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 0.5k contracts to take the total position to 91k contracts. At their recent meeting, the ECB kept hawkish expectations intact saying that a discussion on QE will be held during the autumn. The mark...

2017-07-31 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

This data references the period ending Tuesday, July 18th EURUSD Non-Commercials increased their net long positions in the Euro last week buying a further 7.5k contracts to take the total position to 91k contracts. The Euro has been steadily bought over the last month as markets continue to shift their perspective in line with the ECB. Rec...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
COT report_Sterling_ECB

This data references the period ending Tuesday, July 4th. EURUSD Non-Commercials increased their net long positions in the Euro last week buying a further 18.7k contracts to take the total position t0 77k contracts. EUR demand continues to grow as markets see an increased likelihood of ECB tapering/stimulus withdrawal coming ahead of time....

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more