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Dollar strengthens after Fed rate hike

8/10/2018

US dollar net long bets edged higher last week to $23.69 billion from $23.17 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 2 and released on Friday October 5. The dollar bullish bets rose as the Federal Reserve implemented third quarter-point rate hike and signaled another rate hike in December. The 4.5% increase in orders for durable goods in August, faster than forecast, also supported dollar sentiment.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

October 02 2018BiasEx RateTrendPosition $ mlnWeekly Change
CADbearishpositive-144267
AUDbearishnegative-515467
EURbearishnegative-1025-1568
GBPbearishpositive-4812712
CHFbearishnegative-1709375
JPYbearishpositive-95561143
  Total-23698 

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