Market Sentiment


US dollar bullish bets rose to $7.82 billion from $6.48 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up June 20 released on Friday June 23. The Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate and indicated it would start reducing its balance sheet “this year” while economic data were mixed during the week after Federal Reserve policy meeting.

US dollar net long bets fell to $6.48 billion from $8 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up June 13 released on Friday June 16. Economic data were mixed during the week ahead of Federal Reserve policy meeting.

US dollar bullish bets rose to $8 billion from $7.52 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up June 6 released on Friday June 9. Economic data were weak during the week highlighted by disappointing May nonfarm payrolls growth.

US dollar net long bets fell to $7.52 billion from $8.31 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up May 30 released on Friday June 2. Economic data were mixed during the week with weak durable goods orders and personal consumption expenditure reports overshadowing the upgrade of second quarter US GDP growth rate.

US dollar net long bets fell to $8.31 billion from $13.5 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up May 23 released on Friday May 26. Economic data were mixed during the week with service sector accelerating expansion in May as manufacturing slowed down.

US dollar bullish bets rose to $13.5 billion from $11.0 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to May 16 released on Friday May 19. Economic data were positive during the week with inflation and retail sales edging higher.

US dollar net long bets fell to $11.0 billion from $12.7 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to May 9 released on Friday May 12. Economic data were positive during the week as the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged.

US dollar bullish bets fell to $12.7 billion from $ 15.28 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to May 2 released on Friday May 5. Economic data were mostly weak during the week as the GDP slowed in the first quarter and consumer prices recorded monthly declines in March.

US dollar net long bets fell to $15.28 billion from $ 15.35 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to April 25 released on Friday April 28. Economic data were mixed during the week as the expansion in manufacturing and services sector slowed in April while better than expected corporate reports pointed to improving performance of US companies in first quarter.

US dollar bullish bets rose to $15.35 billion from $ 15.04 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to April 18 released on Friday April 21. Economic data were negative during the week as consumer prices and retail sales fell despite consistently high consumer confidence.

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