Forex futures net speculative positions as of the close of business on Tuesday August 1, 2017.

  • EUR long 83K vs 91K long last week. Longs cut by 8K
  • GBP short 29K vs 26K short last week. Shorts increased by 3K.
  • JPY short 112K vs 121K short last week. Shorts trimmed by 9K
  • CHF short 1K vs 2K short last week. Shorts trimmed by 1K
  • CAD long 41K vs 27K short. CAD longs increased by 14K.
  • AUD long 61k vs 56k last week. Longs increased by 5K.
  • NZD long 35K vs 35K long last week. No change from the prior week


  • Little changes in the net speculative positions
  • EUR longs were trimmed by 8K
  • JPY shorts were also trimmed in the current week (by 9K)
  • CAD longs rose. That position has been on an upward trajectory. The longs are the largest since January 2013. It was not long ago, that the CAD short was the largest on record. The CAD is ending the week lower and is ending the week at the lowest level since July 18.