British Pounds - Total o/i was down as the March position comes off the board, at 212517, still well up from this time 3 months ago. Spreads were much lower, at 2626 - 1.2% of the total.
Commercials +93602 (from +82484). Large Specs -61480 (from -49800). Small Specs -32122 (from -32684). Commercials reduced their positions sharply, but cut shorts more than longs. Large Specs added to positions, particularly shorts, and Small Specs reduced theirs, while increasing their share of the total o/i.
Prices have in general moved higher since the figures were struck, with the latest price around 1.5230 after a low of 1.5025 and a high of 1.5250.
Commercials (52.2% of total o/i) - 74.5% of Longs, 29.9% of Shorts, balance plus 44.6
Large Specs (33.2% of total) - 18.6% of Longs, 47.9% of Shorts, balance minus 29.3
Small Specs (14.6% of total) - 6.9% of Longs, 22.2% of Shorts, balance minus 15.3