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CFTC Leveraged Money Positioning Update for the Week to Jan23

Key Positions/Changes:

  • The combined long positions in key USD currency pairs held by leveraged investors remained relatively stable at 15,947, as the Dollar Index (DXY) showed little change.

  • There was a modest decrease in short positions on Bitcoin amidst a further decline below $40,000.

  • In the equity markets, leveraged investors generally scaled back their short positions. Notably, there was a significant decrease in short futures on the S&P 500 (SPX), bringing them close to the average level of the past year.

  • Short positions in US Treasury futures held by leveraged investors continued to rise again. The largest increase was in 5-year Treasury shorts, while shorts on 30-year Treasuries saw another slight decrease.


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