Dollar strengthened after strong nonfarm payrolls report

July 15, 2019

By IFCMarkets

US dollar bullish bets rebounded to $ 15.53 billion from $14.66 against the major currencies during the one week period, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to July 9 and released on Friday July 12. The dollar strengthened after report US economy created above-expected 224,000 new jobs in June, after 75,000 jobs created in May, which dampened interest rate cut expectations.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

July 09 2019 Bias Ex RateTrend Position $ mln Weekly Change
CAD bullish negative 703 223
AUD bearish negative -3790 317
EUR bearish negative -5024 -546
GBP bearish negative -5684 -628
CHF bearish negative -1312 49
JPY bearish negative -421 -279
Total -15529


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