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CoT: Specs pared their net shorts in GBP – Deutsche Bank

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    Research Team at Deutsche Bank, lists down the Commitments of Traders report for the week ended on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

    Key Quotes

    Interest Rates: Aggregate net speculative positions in Eurodollar and Treasury futures increased by $0.6 billion over the week to -$39.0 billion in ten-year Treasury equivalents. Speculators increased their net shorts in FV and TU futures by 10K and 8K contracts, respectively. Specs increased their net shorts in WN by 3K contracts for the third straight week to 100K contracts, their most negative level since March 2010. However, specs pared their net shorts in Eurodollar futures by 51K contracts and added 5K contracts to their net longs in US futures over the week.

    • ED contracts increased 51K to -413K
    • TU contracts decreased 8K to -70K
    • FV contracts decreased 10K to -176K
    • TY contracts decreased 3K to 65K
    • US contracts increased 5K to 42K
    • WN contracts decreased 3K to -100K

    FX: Specs pared their net shorts in GBP futures by 35K contracts to 14K contracts, their most positive weekly change since at least April 2009. Specs also decreased their net shorts in CAD futures by 9K contracts. However, specs pared their net longs in JPY and AUD futures by 19K and 16K contracts, respectively. Specs increased their net shorts in EUR futures by 6K contracts to 78K contracts over the week.

    Commodities: Specs net longs in oil futures increased by 26k contracts to 270K contracts, their highest level since July 2015. However, specs decreased their net longs in gold and silver futures by 5K and 2K contracts, respectively, over the week.

    Equities: Specs decreased their net longs in Nikkei futures by 12K contracts, and turned net short in Nasdaq mini futures by 4K contracts, as they sold 11K contracts. Specs were neutral in S&P 500 e-mini over the week.”
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