Dollar bullish bets rebound after strong inflation report

November 27, 2018

By IFCMarkets

US dollar bullish bets climbed last week to $28.48 billion from $26.18 billion against the major currencies, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to November 20 and released on Monday November 26. The dollar bullish bets rose after strong October inflation report gave no reason to expect a slowing of pace in Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes.

 

CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

November 20 2018 Bias Ex RateTrend Position $ mln Weekly Change
CAD bearish positive -473 -262
AUD bearish negative -4262 53
EUR bearish negative -6709 -1482
GBP bearish negative -3474 363
CHF bearish negative -2466 -155
JPY bearish negative -11098 139
Total -28481

 

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