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Dollar bullish bets rise as unemployment falls

15/10/2018

US dollar net bullish bets rose considerably last week to $27.79 billion from $23.69 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to October 9 and released on Friday October 12. The dollar bullish bets rose as the US labor market remained strong and unemployment ticked lower from 3.9% to 3.7% in September, 48-year low while the expansion in services sector continued to accelerate.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

October 09 2018BiasEx RateTrendPosition $ mlnWeekly Change
CADbearishpositive-939503
AUDbearishpositive-5205-50
EURbearishpositive-2318-1294
GBPbearishpositive-4968-156
CHFbearishnegative-161495
JPYbearishpositive-12750-201
  Total-27794 

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