January 22, 2010 / 8:51 PM / 9 years ago

IMM speculators increase short bets on US dollar-CFTC

 NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Currency speculators increased
bets against the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to
Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.
 The value of net short positions in the dollar rose to
$3.12 billion in the week ending Jan. 19, from a net short
position of $2.7 billion the previous week, according to
Reuters calculations.
 The Reuters calculation for the aggregate U.S. dollar
position is derived from the net positions of International
Monetary Market speculators in the yen, euro, British pound,
Swiss franc, Canadian and Australian dollars.
 JAPANESE YEN (Contracts of 12,500,000 yen)
           1/19/10 week         1/12/10 week
Long          23,718               21,951
Short         40,814               38,695
Net          -17,096              -16,744
 EURO (Contracts of 125,000 euros)
          1/19/10 week         1/12/10 week
Long          34,186               36,186
Short         59,468               54,103
Net          -25,282              -17,917
 POUND STERLING (Contracts of 62,500 pounds sterling)
           1/19/10 week         1/12/10 week
Long          21,199               15,182
Short         41,370               50,649
Net          -20,171              -35,467
 SWISS FRANC (Contracts of 125,000 Swiss francs)
          1/19/10 week         1/12/10 week
Long          17,281               17,213
Short          3,310                3,287
Net           13,971               13,926
 CANADIAN DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 Canadian dollars)
           1/19/10 week          week
Long          58,048               60,219
Short         11,245               11,524
Net           46,803               48,695
 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 Aussie dollars)
           1/19/10 week         1/12/10 week
Long          77,331               73,240
Short         14,480               13,888
Net           62,851               59,352
 MEXICAN PESO (Contracts of 500,000 pesos)
          1/19/10 week         1/12/10 week
Long          87,090               81,605
Short          7,843                5,708
Net           79,247               75,897
 NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 New Zealand
dollars)
          1/19/10 week         1/12/10 week
Long          22,397               21,417
Short          6,041                5,734
Net           16,356               15,683
 (Reporting by Wanfeng Zhou; Editing by Dan Grebler)


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