Foreign currency position – All foreign currencies

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API Data Enquiry

Output Fields (JSON) Swagger Format
Name Type Unit Of Measure Description
end_of_monthDateAs at end of
Year and Month in ISO format yyyy-mm, For example, 1997-01
spot_assetsNumberHK$ millionAll foreign currencies
Spot assets
forward_purchasesNumberHK$ millionAll foreign currencies
Forward purchases
spot_liabilitiesNumberHK$ millionAll foreign currencies
Spot liabilities
forward_salesNumberHK$ millionAll foreign currencies
Forward sales
net_spot_positionNumberHK$ millionAll foreign currencies
Net spot position
net_forward_positionNumberHK$ millionAll foreign currencies
Net forward position
open_positionNumberHK$ millionAll foreign currencies
Open position


1. As from July 1990, foreign currency positions are redefined to exclude structural assets and liabilities (including investment in fixed assets and premises, overseas branch capital, investments in overseas subsidiaries and related companies and loan capital).

API Examples

Javascript Example

url: '',
alert('results found:'+ data.result.datasize)

Python Example

import urllib.request
url = ''
with urllib.request.urlopen (url) as req:
print (

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