Sean Callow, FX Strategist at Westpac, highlights that the futures market is the most upbeat AUD since a near-identical stance in Sep 2014 and before that, April 2013. Key Quotes Friday's Commitment of Traders report revealed another week of increased AUD bullishness among speculators in futures markets Leveraged funds extended net longs from 15.4k contracts to 19.5k. While asset managers moved from 28.7k to 31k The combined total of 50k is the most upbeat AUD stance since a near-identical stance in Sep 2014 and before that, April 2013 Leveraged funds trimmed EUR net shorts slightly, to -69k and were about steady on JPY, long 45k. The Brussels attacks look to have driven renewed sterling shorts linked to EU exit risks, from -26k to -48k. For more information, read our latest forex news.