Dollar strengthened on strong consumer sentiment and Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index reports

27/5/2019

US dollar net long bets edged up to $34.76 billion from $33.58 billion against the major currencies during the one week period, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to May 21 and released on Friday May 24. The dollar strengthened considerably after a report University of Michigan report consumer sentiment rose to a 15-year high in May while Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index report was better than expected.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

May 21 2019BiasEx RateTrendPosition $ mlnWeekly Change
CADbearishnegative-3151384
AUDbearishpositive-4550-105
EURbearishpositive-14106-756
GBPbearishnegative-2077-1809
CHFbearishpositive-4636324
JPYbearishpositive-6243778
  Total-34763 

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