Dollar strengthens amid global growth uncertainty

December 3, 2018

By IFCMarkets

US dollar net long bets rose further last week to $29.53 billion from $28.48 billion against the major currencies , according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to November 27 and released on Friday November 30. The dollar continued strengthening against the backdrop of elevated risks to global growth prospects as US-China trade dispute remained unresolved with no signs of change in Washington’s and Beijings stances.

CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

November 27 2018 Bias Ex RateTrend Position $ mln Weekly Change
CAD positive positive -649 -177
AUD positive negative -3892 369
EUR positive negative -7773 -1063
GBP bearish negative -3116 357
CHF bearish negative -2638 -172
JPY positive negative -11465 -367
Total -29533

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