Foreign currency position – US dollar

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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_assetsNumber HK$ millionUS dollar
Spot assets
forward_purchasesNumber HK$ millionUS dollar
Forward purchases
spot_liabilitiesNumber HK$ millionUS dollar
Spot liabilities
forward_salesNumber HK$ millionUS dollar
Forward sales
net_spot_positionNumber HK$ millionUS dollar
Net spot position
net_forward_positionNumber HK$ millionUS dollar
Net forward position
open_positionNumberHK$ millionUS dollar
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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