FXStreet (Bali) - According to the IMM data for the week ended January 5, non-commercial accounts turned net Yen buyers for the first time since October 2012. Key Quotes According to the IMM data for the week ended January 5, non-commercial accounts bought JPY to the tune of $2.2bn, bringing positioning in JPY to $0.4bn, the first time it has been positive since October 2012. Our real time estimator suggest that a further $2.4bn was bought since, bringing the estimated net longs to $2.9bn. USD longs were cut against JPY on the week, with net longs at $34.5bn as of Tuesday, and falling further to $33.8bn as of Friday’s close. This comprised therefore $2.3bn of selling on the week ended Tuesday and a further $0.7bn since. CAD positioning was roughly flat, with shorts cut by $0.1bn into Tuesday and $0.2bn of shorts added since. Positioning therefore is estimated to be roughly -$4.5bn currently. This is still shy of the lows from the past few months of -$5.1bn from August of last year, but is still one of the lowest readings in the past year and a half. For more information, read our latest forex news.