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Flash: JPY positioning very short - Nomura

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) – As Nomura FX Strategists note, for the week ending November 19 there was a very similar trend to the previous week as USD was bought against EUR and JPY.

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“Speculative positioning in the USD increased by $2.4bn USD, bringing net longs to $16.9bn. On the other side, there was -$1.3bn of EUR selling, reducing net longs to $1.5bn, and JPY selling of -$2.1bn, bringing net shorts to -$14.0bn.”

“Specs bought $2.4bn of USD, bringing spec positioning to $16.9bn of net longs. This is the most net long since early September, before the September FOMC meeting. USD …read more