Dollar weakened after weak US jobs report

September 16, 2019

By IFCMarkets

US dollar net long bets declined to $13.34 billion from $14.24 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 September 10 and released on Friday September 13. The dollar weakened as the Labor Department reported US economy added below expected 130,000 jobs in August, after 159,000 new job creation in July.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

September 10 2019 Bias Ex RateTrend Position $ mln Weekly Change
CAD bullish positive 877 476
AUD bearish positive -3637 371
EUR bearish negative -6883 -145
GBP bearish positive -7123 -706
CHF bearish negative -365 375
JPY bearish positive 3789 522
Total -13343


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