A summary of open positions held by OANDA clients
These graphs show breakdowns from OANDA’s books for recent open positions for the major currency pairs. This information is sampled every 20 minutes.
Forex Historical Position Ratios
The following graph shows the historical trend of long-short positions on fxTrade platform alongside the market price for the selected currency pair and time period. Note the Net Position graph is calculated by subtracting the percentage of short positions from long positions. For example, a net position of +20% for EUR/USD means percentages of long and short EUR/USD positions were 60 and 40% respectively (60% Long – 40% Short = Net Long of 20%).
COT Forex – CFTC’s Commitments of Traders
These graphs show the CFTC’s Commitments of Traders (COT) weekly data: net positions for “non-commercial” (speculative) traders in the U.S. forex futures markets, along with open interest contracts held by all parties. This futures data influences and is influenced by the spot forex market, and is considered an indicator for analyzing market sentiment.