Speculators cut long U.S. dollar bets in latest week



Aug 12 (Reuters) - Speculators decreased their net long U.S. dollar positions in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.

The value of the net long dollar position was $12.97 billion in the week ended Aug. 9, compared with a net long of $17.27 billion the previous week.

The Reuters calculation for the aggregate U.S. dollar position is derived from net positions in the yen, euro, British pound, Swiss franc, and Canadian and Australian dollars.

Japanese Yen (Contracts of 12,500,000 yen) Net dollar long by $2.316 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

52,333

50,433 Short

77,365

93,186 Net

-25,032

-42,753 EURO (Contracts of 125,000 euros) Net dollar long by $4.408 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

200,088

191,692 Short

234,624

230,503 Net

-34,536

-38,811 POUND STERLING (Contracts of 62,500 pounds sterling) Net dollar long by $2.602 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

42,219

29,305 Short

76,687

85,714 Net

-34,468

-56,409 SWISS FRANC (Contracts of 125,000 Swiss francs) Net dollar long by $1.282 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

8,635

8,170 Short

18,417

21,478 Net

-9,782

-13,308 CANADIAN DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 Canadian dollars) Net dollar short by $-1.647 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

46,898

48,342 Short

25,675

28,065 Net

21,223

20,277 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 Aussie dollars) Net dollar long by $4.01 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

25,644

30,835 Short

83,232

86,785 Net

-57,588

-55,950 MEXICAN PESO (Contracts of 500,000 pesos) Net dollar long by $-0.683 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

95,572

101,415 Short

123,193

124,468 Net

-27,621

-23,053 NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 New Zealand dollars) Net dollar long by $0.017 billion

09 Aug 2022

Prior week

week

Long

18,224

16,521 Short

18,500

18,094 Net

-276

-1,573
Reporting By Karen Brettell; Editing by Leslie Adler, Grant McCool

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