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CFTC Leveraged Money Positioning Update for the Week to Jan16

Key Positions/Changes:

  • The combined long positions in USD held by leveraged investors experienced a marginal decrease, coinciding with a recovery in the DXY index.

  • There was a modest decrease in short positions on Bitcoin after its value fell below $45,000.

  • In the equities market, leveraged investors generally reduced their short positions, with a notable decrease in short positions on Russell futures, bringing them nearly to a neutral stance.

  • Short positions in US Treasury futures held by leveraged investors continued to rise, approaching record-high combined levels. The largest increase was in 10-year Treasury shorts, while shorts on 30-year Treasuries saw a slight decrease.


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