Dollar weakened as Federal Reserve stood pat

May 13, 2019

By IFCMarkets

US dollar net long bets declined to $38.03 billion from $38.87 billion against the major currencies during the one week period, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to May 7 and released on Friday May 10. The dollar weakened slightly as Federal Reserve held federal funds rate in a 2.25%-2.50% range while the Institute for Supply Management services index for April came in weaker than expected.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

April 30 2019 Bias Ex RateTrend Position $ mln Weekly Change
CAD bearish positive -3423 67
AUD bearish negative -4000 159
EUR bearish positive -14795 -8
GBP bearish negative -562 -182
CHF bearish positive -4855 22
JPY bearish positive -10399 773
Total -38033


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