The recent steady rise in the EUR finally gave way to an acceleration through key resistance at 1.1915/20 yesterday and, whilst the extension didn’t remotely threaten the psychological 1.20 level, it also did little wrong in holding above the former level for the rest of the day.
We added to long-held longs on that break but will be looking to trim those back...
EUR longs increase again
For the week ending August 11, USD shorts increased again (up 23K to -208K).
EUR longs continued to trend higher to a new record-high of 200K.
Meanwhile, JPY longs were pared back by 4K to 27K.
GBP shorts were cut back from -15K to -3K.
CHF longs increased from 12K to 17K.
CAD shorts increased by 6K to -30K.
AUD shorts rose from...