CFTC Commitments of Traders: GBP shorts remain the largest spec position.

Commitment of traders report for the week ending Sept 11, 2018.

  • EUR long 11K vs 8K long last week.  Longs increased by 3K in
  • GBP short 61K vs 70K short last week. Shorts trimmed 9K
  • JPY short 54K vs 52K short last week. Shorts increased 2K
  • CHF short 35K vs 40K short last week. Shorts trimmed 5K
  • CAD short 27K vs 26K short last week. Shorts increased 1K
  • AUD short 44k vs 44k short last week. Unchanged.
  • NZD short 23K vs 25K short last week. Shorts trimmed by 2K
  • Last week’s data 


  • EUR longs increased but still a relatively small position.  It remains the only currency that is long
  • GBP shorts trimmed by 9K, but position remains the largest of the major currencies. The GBP was the strongest currency this week. So the shorts are feeling some pain.  
  • CHF shorts were also trimmed in the current week (by 5K). 


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