Foreign currency position – Other 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$ millionOther foreign currencies2
Spot assets
forward_purchasesNumberHK$ millionOther foreign currencies2
Forward purchases
spot_liabilitiesNumberHK$ millionOther foreign currencies2
Spot liabilities
forward_salesNumberHK$ millionOther foreign currencies2
Forward sales
net_spot_positionNumberHK$ millionOther foreign currencies2
Net spot position
net_forward_positionNumberHK$ millionOther foreign currencies2
Net forward position
open_positionNumberHK$ millionOther foreign currencies2
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).
2. As from January 1999, all national currencies of Euro-participating countries are reported under Euro. As such, figures are not strictly comparable with those of the previous months.

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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