British Pounds - Total o/i was not much changed, at 167100, with spreads lower, at 1349 (0.8% of the total).
Commercials +33083 (from +16548). Large Specs -16776 (from +1174). Small Specs -16307 (from -17722). Commercials added considerably to their longs, Large Specs reduced theirs while adding to shorts.
Commercials (56.1% of total o/i) - 66.1% of Longs, 46.2% of Shorts, balance plus 19.9
Large Specs (28.4% of total) - 23.3% of Longs, 33.4% of Shorts, balance minus 10.1
Small Specs (15.5% of total) - 10.6% of Longs, 20.4% of Shorts, balance minus 9.8
Last Tuesday's close was unchanged from the previous week, at 1.5660, although prices before and since have continued to swing rather widely. With Commercials going longer and Large Specs now going short, conditions are becoming similar to early June last year, when prices bottomed.