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Dollar sentiment improves as Trump orders tariffs on Chinese imports

By IFCMarkets

US dollar net bullish bets rose last week to $22.98 billion from $19.15 billion against the major currencies during the previous week, according to the report of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) covering data up to September 18 and released on Friday September 21. The dollar sentiment improved as industrial production grew faster than expected in August while President Trump ordered tariffs on additional $200 billion Chinese imports.


CFTC Sentiment vs Exchange Rate

September 18 2018 Bias Ex RateTrend Position $ mln Weekly Change
CAD bullish positive -2321 -257
AUD bullish positive -4910 -1757
EUR bullish positive 243 -1376
GBP bullish neutral -6512 -1535
CHF bullish positive -2391 2154
JPY bearish negative -7094 -1057
Total -22983


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