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
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
GBP Longs Rise Ahead of BOE

EURUSD Non-Commercials increased their net long positions in the Euro last week buying a further 13k contracts to take the total position to 146k contracts. Investors have been steadily adding to their long exposure in the Euro as the market anticipates that the ECB will remove accommodative monetary policy at a faster pace than is currentl...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
GBP Longs Rise Ahead of BOE

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 5k contracts to take the total position to 133k contracts. This latest bout of short covering came just ahead of the March ECB meeting where investors we mixed as to whether the bank would deliver the hawkish message that bulls have been looking for. Dragh...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
Despite Rate Hike Expectations

EURUSD   Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 1k contracts to take the total position to 126k contracts. EUR upside exposure has been reduced heading into an important week for euro area politics. The upcoming Italian elections on March 4th have the potential to case disruption for eurozone ...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
Sterling Longs Down

EURUSD Non-Commercials reduced their net long positions in the Euro last week selling 14k contracts to take the total position to 127k contracts. Traders have reduced their upside exposure in EUR for two consecutive weeks now as traders have reacted cautiously to ECB comments which have noted the impact of a weaker US Dollar. Main focus thi...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more