Dollar index rises as US-Canada trade talks continue

September 10, 2018

By IFCMarkets

US dollar net bullish bets fell last week to $20.61 billion from $ 23.65 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to September 4 and released on Friday September 7. The dollar strengthened as he ISM’s manufacturing index hit 14-year high and the demand for dollar increased as US and Canada talks ended without a deal by the unofficial deadline of August 31.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

September 04 2018 Bias Ex RateTrend Position $ mln Weekly Change
CAD bearish negative -1997 -79
AUD bearish negative -3165 108
EUR bullish negative 1152 2207
GBP bearish positive -5589 598
CHF bearish neutral -5185 546
JPY bearish positive -5826 -649
Total -20609


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