(Reuters) – Speculators have reduced their net dollar short positions over the past week, according to Reuters calculations and US Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday.
The value of the net short dollar position fell to $ 12.80 billion in the week ended June 22, from a net net sale of $ 18.99 billion the week before.
In a broader measure of the dollar’s positioning which includes net contracts on the New Zealand dollar, Mexican peso, Brazilian real and Russian ruble, the US dollar posted a net short position of $ 13.04 billion, against a net sale of $ 19.06 billion a week earlier.
Japanese yen (12,500,000 yen contracts)
$ 6.085 billion long net dollar
EURO (Contracts of 125,000 euros)
Net dollar short of -13.29 billion dollars
STERLING BOOK (Contracts of 62,500 pounds sterling)
Net dollar short of $ 1.563 billion
SWISS FRANC (Contracts of 125,000 Swiss francs)
Net dollar short of -1.846 billion dollars
CANADIAN DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 Canadian dollars)
Net dollar short of -3.513 billion dollars
AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR (Contracts of 100,000 Australian dollars)
$ 1.327 billion long net dollar
MEXICAN PESO (Contracts of 500,000 pesos)
Net long dollar of – $ 0.703 billion
NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR (NZ $ 100,000 contracts)
Net dollar short of – $ 0.231 billion
(Reporting by Karen Brettell; editing by Jonathan Oatis)
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