Dollar rises on rising rates and earnings

30/4/2018

US dollar net short bets fell to $19.77 billion from $23.43 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 24 released on Friday April 27. The dollar strengthening started as Treasury bond yields started to rise on rising inflation expectations and corporate results mostly beat expectations.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

April 24 2018BiasEx RateTrendPosition $ mlnWeekly Change
CADbearishnegative-1961456
AUDbearishnegative-258531
EURbullishnegative19968-3454
GBPbullishnegative3264-1010
CHFbearishnegative-130655
JPYbullishnegative67-236
  Total19773 

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